The breaker zone is the portion of the nearshore zone of a surface water body where waves arriving from offshore become unstable and break.
Source: University of California San Diego
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- Physical Oceanography Index
- Paul D. Komar. Beach Processes and Sedimentation. Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1976.