shore current

shore current

[′shȯr ‚kə·rənt]
(hydrology)
A water current near a shoreline, often flowing parallel to the shore.
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Similar erosion has taken place at Pasni, where a fish harbor was constructed in 1988 that obstructs the long shore current.
Facing the West Philippine Sea, the dunes have been formed by nature through wind, waves and shore currents.
The main factors affecting the Caspian Sea coasts in the studied area are rivers, waves and long shore currents.
Some solids, through eddying shore currents, flow back toward Al Hamra Beach.