shoreward

[ shawr-werd, shohr- ]
/ ˈʃɔr wərd, ˈʃoʊr- /

adverb

Also shore·wards. toward the shore or land.

adjective

facing, moving, or tending toward the shore or land: a shoreward course.
coming from the shore, as a wind.

noun

the direction toward the shore or away from the sea.

Origin of shoreward

First recorded in 1575–85; shore1 + -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for shoreward

shoreward
/ (ˈʃɔːwəd) /

adjective

near or facing the shore

adverb Also: shorewards

towards the shore
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