coastaladjectiveuk /ˈkəʊ.stəl/ us /ˈkoʊ-/
- The coastal resorts are deserted in winter.
- Marine biologists are concerned about the effects of untreated sewage that is flowing into coastal waters.
- Accumulations of sand can be formed by the action of waves on coastal beaches.
- A tidal surge caused severe flooding in coastal areas.
- St Lucia depends on its clean coastal waters because fishing and tourism provide much of its income.