Welcome to the SWAN home page
|SWAN is a third-generation wave model, developed at Delft University of Technology,
that computes random, short-crested wind-generated waves in coastal regions and
inland waters. For more information about SWAN, see a short overview of model features.
This list reflects on the scientific relevance of the development of SWAN.
The current version of SWAN is 41.20.
The release notes can be found here.|
latest stable version for Windows.
Otherwise, please go to the Download page where you can
download Windows executables with different flavours (OpenMP, MPI and netCDF).
See the User Manual for a complete description of the usage
Alternatively, you may download the SWAN software.
This software can be used freely under the terms of the GNU General
Public License (see Copyright
and Liability). However, for any use of the
SWAN source code in your environment, proper reference must be made to the origin of
Please consult the
Implementation Manual for a
correct installation of SWAN on your computer. SWAN is portable to the most common operating
systems (Windows, Linux, HP-UX, Solaris, IRIX).
Also a list
of known bugs
and patches is maintained for the current SWAN version.
Important: if you want to keep inform of recent SWAN developments, updates, new bug fixes or
you have some questions about the use of SWAN package,
please subscribe to the available mailing lists.
Alternatively, you may submit a bug or request via Tickets.
|SWAN was partly supported by Office of Naval Research (USA) and Rijkswaterstaat (as part of the Ministry of
Transport, Public Works and Water Management, The Netherlands).