offshore current

offshore current

[′ȯf¦shȯr ′kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
A prevailing nontidal current usually setting parallel to the shore outside the surf zone.
Any current flowing away from shore.
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Dolphin also will be feeding along the offshore bluewater weedlines this month and there will still be some large blackfin tuna to target at first light and late in the afternoons along any offshore current rip.
The data can be used in combination with satellite, numerical model and in situ measurements, offering better understanding of offshore current features and enhancing operational planning.
More than half are based in Britain, more specifically, 4,388 people holding Au699 million (e1/4872m) in offshore current accounts.
The list identifies 4,388 people holding [pounds sterling]699 million in offshore current accounts and they are also likely to have billions of pounds more in investment schemes.
The list identifies 4,388 people holding 699 million pounds in offshore current accounts and they are also likely to have billions of pounds more in investment schemes.
The coroner's narrative verdict reads: "Sarah Louise Roberts, who couldn't swim, was swept out of her depth by an offshore current and drowned off Llanddwyn Island, Newborough Beach.
Some people mistakenly call this an undertow, but there's no undercurrent, just an offshore current.
The new sea level measurements will provide a better context for studying the interplay between offshore currents and coastal sea levels, he says.
Richard Wayne Morgan Surprised that fast flowing offshore currents round headlands (for which Wales is notorious) are not to be harnessed.
Shrimp in some Oregon locales are continuing to recruit new larvae, DeWitt said, perhaps due to offshore currents that deliver that larvae to local bays.
2 million seabirds disrupted offshore currents and damaged the food chain, resulting in the largest ever die-off of the common murre, the refuge's most populous seabird resident.
He thinks Andrew was unable to get back to the surface or stop himself being swept by offshore currents over the cliff.

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