From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

onshore \onshore\ adj.
   coming from the sea toward the land; -- of winds and weather;
   as, an onshore gale. Opposed to offshore.

   Syn: inshore, seaward.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   2. On the edge of the land; near the shoreline; as, an
      onshore lighthouse.
      [WordNet 1.5]
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