Coastal waters definition

Coastal waters means those waters of Long Island Sound and its harbors, embayments, tidal rivers, streams and creeks which contain a salinity concentration of at least five hundred parts per million under low flow conditions.
Coastal waters means any sea that is on the landward side of the adjacent area of this State but is not within the limits of this State.
Coastal waters means those portions of the Atlantic Ocean within the jurisdiction of the State and all other waters of the State subject to the rise and fall of the tide.[PL 2003, c. 650, §2 (NEW).]

Examples of Coastal waters in a sentence

  • Coastal waters, intertidal area, coastline and shore lands all generally form parts of the coastal zone.


More Definitions of Coastal waters

Coastal waters means the waters outside the low-water line or the outer limit of an estuary;
Coastal waters means the navigable waters of the United States subject to the ebb and flood of the tide and which are saline waters, shoreward to their mean high‑water mark. Provided, however, that the department may designate boundaries which approximate the mean extent of saline waters until such time as the mean extent of saline waters can be determined scientifically.
Coastal waters means waters within a distance of three nautical miles from any point on the coast measured from low–water mark of ordinary spring tides ;
Coastal waters means coastal waters as defined in Section 22a-93 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
Coastal waters means the waters of the ocean and all bays, gulfs, straits, passages, inlets and estuaries of the State that are subject to the tidal influence of the sea; but does not include Lake George, Coorong (area 1) and Coorong (area 2);
Coastal waters means the sea, as that term is defined herein, and those waters adjacent of the landward line of the adjoining land, or of land connected permanently or intermittently with the sea, which contain a measurable quantity of seawater, including but not limited to sounds, bays, lagoons, ponds and estuaries;
Coastal waters means the waters of the ocean and all bays, gulfs, straits, passages, inlets and estuaries of the State that are subject to the tidal influences of the sea: