Offshore zone

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Definition of Offshore zone:
Different definitions of the offshore zone can be found in the literature. It can be the zone off the shoreface, off the surf zone or off the littoral zone. In the present context, the offshore zone is defined as the zone off the shoreface[1].
This is the common definition for Offshore zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

For more definitions of coastal terms and a sketch, see Definitions of coastal terms.


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