Nearshore zone

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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

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References

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