SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Thursday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high S medium period swell for the morning going more SSE during the day.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with WNW winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 10-15mph.

Wind Swell
6am
NW 6mph S
2.3 ft @ 11sec
9am
WNW 4mph S
2.3 ft @ 11sec
12pm
WNW 9mph S
2.2 ft @ 11sec
3pm
WNW 12mph SSE
2.0 ft @ 11sec
6pm
WNW 14mph SSE
2.0 ft @ 11sec
Friday
2-3 ft 1-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high S medium period swell.

Conditions

Clean with WNW winds less than 5mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:01:33 AM 0.06 ft01:01 PM 2.45 ft
High:08:40 AM 3.80 ft07:22 PM 6.01 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 3mph SW
0.9 ft @ 16sec
9am
WNW 4mph S
2.2 ft @ 10sec
12pm
WNW 9mph S
2.2 ft @ 10sec
3pm
WNW 14mph S
2.2 ft @ 10sec
6pm
WNW 13mph SSW
1.1 ft @ 19sec
Saturday
1-3 ft 1-3 ft

Surf

Knee high SSW long period swell with occasional waist high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with WSW winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:02:29 AM -0.38 ft02:05 PM 2.50 ft
High:09:42 AM 4.14 ft08:18 PM 6.12 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WSW 1mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 17sec
9am
WSW 2mph SW
1.2 ft @ 17sec
12pm
WSW 6mph SW
1.3 ft @ 17sec
3pm
WSW 7mph SW
1.3 ft @ 17sec
6pm
WSW 5mph SW
1.3 ft @ 17sec
Sunday
2-3+ ft 3+ ft

Surf

Waist high S long period swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:03:19 AM -0.70 ft03:03 PM 2.44 ft
High:10:33 AM 4.41 ft09:10 PM 6.14 ft
Wind Swell
6am
W 2mph S
1.4 ft @ 18sec
9am
WSW 4mph S
1.5 ft @ 18sec
12pm
WSW 7mph S
1.9 ft @ 18sec
3pm
WSW 8mph S
2.0 ft @ 17sec
6pm
WSW 6mph S
1.8 ft @ 17sec
Monday
2-4 ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high SSW long period swell for the morning with occasional chest high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:04 AM -0.87 ft03:55 PM 2.33 ft
High:11:18 AM 4.58 ft09:59 PM 6.04 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 2mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 16sec
9am
WSW 4mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 16sec
12pm
WSW 7mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
3pm
WSW 8mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
6pm
WSW 7mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
Tuesday
2-3+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high S ground swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NW winds less than 5mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:47 AM -0.87 ft04:44 PM 2.22 ft
High:11:58 AM 4.67 ft10:44 PM 5.83 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 4mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 15sec
9am
WNW 4mph S
2.0 ft @ 15sec
12pm
W 7mph S
2.0 ft @ 14sec
3pm
W 9mph S
2.0 ft @ 14sec
6pm
W 8mph S
2.0 ft @ 14sec
Wednesday
2-3 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SW ground swell for the morning. The swell shifts more SSW and builds for the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with WNW winds less than 5mph. Choppy/sideshore current conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WSW 15-20mph.

TIDES
Low:05:26 AM -0.72 ft05:30 PM 2.13 ft
High:12:35 PM 4.69 ft11:27 PM 5.52 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 4mph SW
1.5 ft @ 16sec
9am
W 4mph SW
1.5 ft @ 16sec
56° Wind  Wind - KWVI
 S @ 4 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 46042
 6.6ft @ 10sec
tides  Low: 12:29 AM
 High: 07:14 AM
Ocean Temperature
54°
Wetsuit
Guide
54
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Current Ocean Temp: 54
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System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
TROPICAL STORM FRANK 0300 UTC THU JUL 28 2016 23.4N 122.7W WNW 8 (6.9) 1000 (29.53) 49.9 (43.4)
East Pacific Invests
Invest Position Winds Pressure
Invest #91E Lat: 10.8N, Lon:108.7W 23 mph (20 kts) 29.8 in (1009 mb)