The ocean represents strength, power, life, mystery, hope, and truth. It is sometimes referred to as God’s tears or his sadness. The salt of the ocean represents stability.
The ocean may symbolise a connection between the aware and unconscious mind in dreams. A tranquil ocean may represent a sense of serenity and tranquilly, whilst a turbulent ocean may represent opposition to the connection between minds.
In psychological terms, the ocean represents the mother. It may transport the dreamer to a time when they were cared for. Numerous beliefs regard the ocean as the source of all life, hence the ocean also represents life.