1 adj Offshore means situated or happening in the sea, near to the coast.
...Britain's offshore oil industry., ...offshore islands.
Offshore is also an adverb., adv ADV after v, be ADV, oft amount ADV
One day a larger ship anchored offshore..., When they hit the rocks, they were just 500 yards offshore.
2 adj An offshore wind blows from the land towards the sea.
3 adj Offshore investments or companies are located in a place, usually an island, which has fewer tax regulations than most other countries. (BUSINESS) ADJ n
The island offers a wide range of offshore banking facilities.
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