Surf zone

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Definition of Surf zone or Breaker zone:
The zone within which waves approaching the coastline are breaking.
This is the common definition for Surf zone or Breaker zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article


The surf zone is a subdomain of the shoreface, schematically shown in Definitions of coastal terms.