SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Friday
3-5 ft 4-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S ground swell in the morning builds for the afternoon with occasional sets up to head high.

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
NNW 5mph S
3.4 ft @ 15sec
9am
NNW 4mph S
3.4 ft @ 15sec
12pm
NW 17mph SSW
3.1 ft @ 15sec
3pm
NW 29mph S
2.8 ft @ 18sec
6pm
NW 25mph S
3.1 ft @ 18sec
Saturday
4-5 ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S long period swell in the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting NW 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:05:02 AM 1.04 ft05:30 PM 0.73 ft
High:11:29 AM 4.85 ft11:56 PM 4.36 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 6mph S
4.1 ft @ 17sec
9am
NNW 3mph S
3.3 ft @ 16sec
12pm
NW 10mph S
3.4 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 23mph S
3.3 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 25mph S
3.1 ft @ 16sec
Sunday
3-5 ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S ground swell.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:05:31 AM 1.43 ft06:02 PM 0.68 ft
High:11:50 AM 4.83 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
NW 3mph SSW
3.6 ft @ 15sec
9am
W 3mph S
3.5 ft @ 15sec
12pm
WSW 7mph S
3.4 ft @ 15sec
3pm
W 12mph S
3.3 ft @ 15sec
6pm
WNW 14mph S
3.2 ft @ 15sec
Monday
2-4 ft 3+ ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high S ground swell for the morning with occasional chest high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting WNW for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:00 AM 1.85 ft06:35 PM 0.69 ft
High:12:35 AM 4.15 ft12:12 PM 4.83 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 7mph S
2.7 ft @ 14sec
9am
NW 6mph S
2.6 ft @ 14sec
12pm
WNW 8mph SSW
2.4 ft @ 13sec
3pm
WNW 12mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 13sec
6pm
WNW 11mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 13sec
Tuesday
2-3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SSW ground swell for the morning with occasional stomach high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions

Clean with N winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting WNW 5-10mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:26 AM 2.28 ft07:10 PM 0.75 ft
High:01:16 AM 3.96 ft12:39 PM 4.83 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 4mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 13sec
9am
NNW 4mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 13sec
12pm
WNW 6mph S
1.4 ft @ 19sec
3pm
WNW 10mph SSW
1.7 ft @ 19sec
6pm
NW 11mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 19sec
Wednesday
3-4+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high S long period swell for the morning with occasional shoulder high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting WNW for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:51 AM 2.67 ft07:51 PM 0.83 ft
High:02:01 AM 3.78 ft01:10 PM 4.80 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 5mph S
2.0 ft @ 18sec
9am
NNW 5mph S
2.0 ft @ 18sec
12pm
WNW 5mph S
1.8 ft @ 18sec
3pm
WNW 11mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 18sec
6pm
NW 12mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 17sec
Thursday
3+ ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Waist high S long period swell in the morning with occasional stomach high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting WNW for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:07:18 AM 3.01 ft08:40 PM 0.93 ft
High:02:56 AM 3.64 ft01:48 PM 4.72 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 5mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 16sec
9am
NNW 5mph SSW
1.8 ft @ 16sec
12pm
WNW 6mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 16sec
3pm
WNW 11mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 15sec
51° Wind  Wind - KWVI
 N @ 0 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 46042
 5.6ft @ 16sec
tides  Low: 04:30 AM
 High: 11:06 AM
Ocean Temperature
58°
Wetsuit
Guide
58
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Current Ocean Temp: 58
Recommended Wetsuit Gear:
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Invest Position Winds Pressure
Invest #97E Lat: 17N, Lon:111.7W 23 mph (20 kts) 29.83 in (1010 mb)