- Also sea·wards. toward the sea: a storm moving seaward.
- the direction toward the sea or away from the land.
Origin of seaward
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Examples from the Web for seaward
The wrack had thickened to seaward, and the coast was but a blurred line.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
Seaward from palace-haunts, in the moonshine glistened and darkened.Poems
William D. Howells
For a mile or so from seaward there was a uniform depth of water right up to the bar.End of the Tether
The man, looking fixedly to seaward, smiled at the ardour of her tone.The Rescue
Through the broken portion of the wall to seaward a man made his appearance.Red Cap Tales
Samuel Rutherford Crockett
- a variant of seawards
- directed or moving towards the sea
- (esp of a wind) coming from the sea