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SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Sunday
2-3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

Wind Swell
6am
NW 4mph SSW
1.3 ft @ 19sec
9am
NW 3mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 18sec
12pm
WNW 16mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 18sec
3pm
WNW 19mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 18sec
6pm
WNW 20mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 18sec
Monday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high SSW long period swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NW 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:03 AM -0.30 ft03:04 PM 2.16 ft
High:10:11 AM 4.66 ft09:04 PM 5.69 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 13mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
9am
ENE 2mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
12pm
NW 20mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 25mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 25mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 16sec
Tuesday
2-3+ ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ground swell with occasional stomach sets. The swell will be coming from the SSW in the morning and shift to the S during the day.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:03:46 AM -0.34 ft03:51 PM 1.90 ft
High:10:49 AM 4.77 ft09:54 PM 5.56 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 8mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 15sec
9am
NW 9mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 15sec
12pm
NW 17mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 27mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 16mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
Wednesday
2-3+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting WNW 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:25 AM -0.25 ft04:34 PM 1.68 ft
High:11:23 AM 4.79 ft10:38 PM 5.35 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 8mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 14sec
9am
NW 7mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 14sec
12pm
WNW 9mph S
1.9 ft @ 14sec
3pm
WNW 13mph S
1.9 ft @ 14sec
6pm
NW 14mph SSW
1.9 ft @ 14sec
Thursday
1-3 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high SSW ground swell with occasional waist high sets.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:05:01 AM -0.05 ft05:14 PM 1.53 ft
High:11:54 AM 4.76 ft11:19 PM 5.07 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 4mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 13sec
9am
NW 6mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 13sec
12pm
WNW 9mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 13sec
3pm
WNW 13mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 13sec
6pm
NW 13mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 13sec
Friday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high S ground swell with occasional thigh high sets.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with WNW winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:05:34 AM 0.26 ft05:53 PM 1.44 ft
High:12:22 PM 4.71 ft11:58 PM 4.75 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 3mph S
1.2 ft @ 15sec
9am
WNW 4mph S
1.2 ft @ 15sec
12pm
W 8mph S
1.2 ft @ 15sec
3pm
W 11mph S
1.1 ft @ 15sec
6pm
WNW 10mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 12sec
Saturday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high S ground swell.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:06:06 AM 0.66 ft06:30 PM 1.40 ft
High:12:46 PM 4.67 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
W 4mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
9am
W 5mph SSW
1.8 ft @ 16sec
12pm
W 7mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
3pm
W 11mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
6pm
W 11mph S
1.7 ft @ 16sec
69° Wind  Wind - KWVI
 SSW @ 10 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 46042
 3.6ft @ 9sec
tides  Low: 02:13 AM
 High: 09:27 AM
Ocean Temperature
59°
Wetsuit
Guide
59
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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
HURRICANE LESTER 2100 UTC SUN AUG 28 2016 17.8N 124.7W W 13 (11.2) 979 (28.91) 84.9 (73.8)