offshore waters
Tend to represent the more oceanic waters, though they still may relate to outer continental shelf waters; see also onshore waters.

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  • Offshore — Off shore , a. 1. From the shore; as, an offshore wind; an offshore signal. [1913 Webster] 2. Located in the waters near the shore; as, offshore drilling. [PJC] 3. Operating or located in a foreign country; as, an offshore bank account; offshore… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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