Synonyms of 'inlet'
1 bayDictionary, creek, cove
a sheltered inlet
2 ventDictionary, opening, hole
a blocked water inlet
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A cove is a part of a coast where the land curves inwards so that the sea is partly enclosed.
the sandy cove at the north end of the beach
The offshore fishermen took shelter from the storm in a creek.
Thesaurus for inlet from the Collins English Thesaurus
An inlet is a narrow strip of water which goes from a sea or lake into the land .