shorewards

shoreward

[shawr-werd, shohr-]
adverb
1.
Also, shorewards. toward the shore or land.
adjective
2.
facing, moving, or tending toward the shore or land: a shoreward course.
3.
coming from the shore, as a wind.
noun
4.
the direction toward the shore or away from the sea.

Origin:
1575–85; shore1 + -ward

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shoreward (ˈʃɔːwəd)
 
adj
1.  near or facing the shore
 
adv
2.  towards the shore

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