Table 8 Validation of SWAN nearshore wave transformation using both measured and hindcast offshore wave data.

From: A multi-decade dataset of monthly beach profile surveys and inshore wave forcing at Narrabeen, Australia

NEARSHORE WAVE VALIDATION
Offshore Dataset Hs Dir
  R Bias RMSE R Bias RMSE
Measured 0.94 −0.02 m 0.18 m 0.74 4.4° 11.2°
Hindcast 0.91 −0.04 m 0.22 m 0.62 2.9° 12.8°