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Adjective: seaward  see-wurd [N. Amer], see-wûd [Brit]
  1. (of winds) coming from the land
    "seaward winds";
    - offshore
     
  2. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    "sheltered from seaward winds";
    - inshore, onshore, shoreward
     
  3. Directed or situated away from inland regions and toward the sea or coast
    "from the hill he took a seaward course"; "on the seaward side of the road"
Noun: seaward  see-wurd [N. Amer], see-wûd [Brit]
  1. The direction toward the sea
Adverb: seaward  see-wurd [N. Amer], see-wûd [Brit]
  1. In the direction of the sea
    "the sailor looked seaward";
    - seawards, asea

Derived forms: seawards

See also: coastal

Type of: direction