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Definition of Nearshore zone:
The zone which extends from the foreshore to the lower shoreface. In another definition the nearshore zone extends further to the offshore zone, typically to water depths of the order of 20m.[1].
This is the common definition for Nearshore zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See: Definitions of coastal terms


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.