## Abstract

This paper is devoted to problem of mass transport of fluid for the surface progressive waves. Both Stokes and cnoidal waves are considered. New solutions for the transitional current are obtained. It is discovered that the mass transport of fluid in the direction of wave propagation exists only in the top layer. In the underlying layers a compensatory reverse flow is formed. The existence of a compensatory flow was verified experimentally. It is revealed that theoretical results duly conform to experimental data.## References

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