In more depth cover and check understanding:
A stretch of shore line where the wind is blowing into shore from the sea / water.
Risks: Being pushed onto the shore, can be rougher water (i.e. breaking waves onto the shore/beach
Weather (windward) Shore:
A stretch of shore line where the wind is blowing off the land and out to sea.
Benefits: Generally protected & calm water
Risks: Being blown off shore