Definitions for "Backshore"
Keywords:  beach, berm, landward, tide, storm
Coastal area between the beach head and high water, potentially affected by large waves during high tides.
the dry part of a beach lying closest to land that is only covered with water during the highest tides or severe storms.
The portion of a beach that extends from the high-tide line inland to the sea cliff or vegetation line. Swash reaches the backshore only during major storms.