Seeing sea or ocean waves in the dream is indicative of emotional states that exist in you. The period that follows after the dream might be characterized with the rather intense emotional states. Your nature will become increasingly emotionally reactive.
Seeing dark ocean waves in the dream is indicative that your subconscious is really active. Your desires might stem or have an origin in your subconscious mind even if you consciously don’t realize this.
If you dream that the huge wave has flooded the shoreline it indicates that you will experience a very important event in the near future. This event will have long-lasting influence for you and it will be of fundamental nature. If the water that has caused the flooding is clear the nature of this event will be very positive. If the water was somewhat murky, it means that the event will be of a more neutral nature.
If in your dream you see large, foamy waves it indicates that you have a strong desire for self-promotion. You will reach renown and even possibly notoriety with your actions.
If you dream that you were standing on the shoreline and you were swept by a large wave it means that you should pay more attention to the nature of your friends. Some of them might be less beneficial than you think and some of them might be even outright hostile to you even if you think that they are friendly.
Small waves can be interpreted a small events that are causing an emotional reaction in you. Your nature will be to notice even small changes in your emotional environment. At times you might even long for tranquility peace but find little of them.
Gentle waves that rollup on the beach are a sign of peace and tranquility in you. Furthermore, they indicate that the following period will be characterized with calmness and spiritual fulfillment.