Swash zone

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Definition of Swash zone:
The zone of wave action on the beach, which moves as water levels vary, extending from the limit of run-down to the limit of run-up.[1].
This is the common definition for Swash zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.

See also

  1. Surf zone
  2. Littoral zone