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 for inshore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inshore \In"shore`\, a.
     Being near or moving towards the shore; as, inshore
     fisheries; inshore currents. -- adv. Towards the shore; as,
     the boat was headed inshore.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: toward the shore; "we swam two miles inshore"
      adj 1: (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land; "an
             inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from
             seaward winds" [syn: inshore, onshore, seaward,
             shoreward] [ant: offshore, seaward]
      2: close to a shore; "inshore fisheries"

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