International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards

A continuing series of international workshops on all aspects of ocean waves, including measurements, modelling, prediction on all time scales, and climate, from the basic research to the ultimate end user community.

This web site contains the papers and presentations from the entire series of conferences.


Incorporating the 16th International Waves Workshop

will be held:

10-15 November 2019

Sheraton Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

Final Program

Online Registration and local logistics:

Presenters may consider submitting a paper to a Topical Collection in Ocean Dynamics based on their work


1st Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards

Incorporating the 15th International Wave Workshop

September 10-15, 2017

Liverpool, UK

14th Wave Workshop

November 8-13, 2015

Key West, Florida

13th Wave Workshop

October 27- November 1, 2013

Banff, Alberta Canada


12th Wave Workshop

Oct 30-Nov 4, 2011

Kohala Coast, Hawaii


11th Wave Workshop

October 18-23, 2009

Halifax, Canada


10th Wave Workshop

November 11-16, 2007

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, USA


9th Wave Workshop

September 25-29, 2006

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada


8th Wave Workshop

November 14-19, 2004

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, USA

7th Wave Workshop

October 21-25, 2002

Banff, Alberta, Canada


6th Wave Workshop (IE only)

6th Wave Workshop (32 MB PDF)

November 6-10,2000

Monterey, California, USA


5th Wave Workshop (IE only)

5th Wave Workshop (46 MB PDF)

January 26-20, 1998

Melbourne, Florida, USA

4th Wave Workshop (80MB PDF)

October 16-20, 1995

Banff, Alberta Canada


3rd Wave Workshop (77MB PDF)

3rd Wave Supplement (33MB PDF)

May 19-22, 1992,

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


2nd Wave Workshop (45MB PDF)

April 25-28, 1989

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada



1st Wave Workshop (65MB PDF)

September 23-26, 1986

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada