coastwise

[ kohst-wahyz ]
/ ˈkoʊstˌwaɪz /

adverb

along the coast: We sailed coastwise for days before finding a harbor.

adjective

following the coast.

Origin of coastwise

First recorded in 1685–95; coast + -wise
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