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|definition= The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond the breaker-zone; it defines the area influenced by the nearshore currents. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone.
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|definition= The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond the [[surf zone]]; it defines the area influenced by the [[longshore current|nearshore or longshore currents]]. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone<ref name="Karsten">Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.</ref>.
 
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==See also==
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* For more definitions and a sketch, see [[Definitions of coastal terms]]
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 09:29, 21 September 2008

Definition of Nearshore zone:
The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond the surf zone; it defines the area influenced by the nearshore or longshore currents. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone[1].
This is the common definition for Nearshore zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

References

  1. Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.