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. Stoppage of sediment movement towards Shadi Khore has caused erosion in Pasni and sea water frequently floods Pasni town.
Facing the West Philippine Sea, the dunes have been formed by nature through wind, waves and shore currents. Stretching about
The main factors affecting the Caspian Sea coasts in the studied area are rivers, waves and long shore currents. Rivers are the first affecting factor on sedimentation process over the zone coast (Rubble beach) due to the presence of Pebbly and cable coarse particles [10].