Definition of inshore adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

inshore

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈɪnʃɔr//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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in the ocean but close to the shore an inshore breeze an inshore lifeboat (= that stays close to the land)
 
adverb The boat came inshore (= toward the land). compare offshore