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SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Today
3-4+ ft 4-7 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high WNW medium period swell for the morning with occasional shoulder high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2' overhead high.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NW winds 15-20mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 25-30mph.

Wind Swell
6am
NW 20mph WNW
4.0 ft @ 11sec
9am
NW 16mph WNW
2.5 ft @ 22sec
12pm
NW 19mph WNW
2.7 ft @ 21sec
3pm
NW 27mph WNW
3.2 ft @ 21sec
6pm
NW 24mph WNW
3.9 ft @ 20sec
Tuesday
6-10 ft 6-10 ft

Surf

Overhead high WNW long period swell with occasional double overhead high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with E winds less than 5mph. Clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 10-15mph.

TIDES
Low:05:06 AM 0.30 ft05:18 PM 0.37 ft
High:11:31 AM 4.80 ft11:51 PM 5.12 ft
Wind Swell
6am
E 1mph WNW
5.5 ft @ 18sec
9am
ESE 2mph WNW
5.7 ft @ 18sec
12pm
NW 6mph WNW
6.1 ft @ 18sec
3pm
NW 26mph WNW
6.2 ft @ 17sec
6pm
NW 25mph WNW
6.0 ft @ 17sec
Wednesday
5-7 ft 5-7 ft

Surf

Head high WNW ground swell with occasional 1-2' overhead high sets.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:05:49 AM -0.06 ft05:56 PM 0.80 ft
High:12:23 PM 4.62 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
N 5mph WNW
5.1 ft @ 16sec
9am
NNW 4mph WNW
5.8 ft @ 16sec
12pm
WNW 7mph WNW
5.5 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 12mph WNW
5.2 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 13mph WNW
4.8 ft @ 16sec
Thursday
4-6+ ft 4-5 ft

Surf

Chest to head high WNW ground swell for the morning with occasional slightly overhead high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional head high sets.

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:37 AM -0.28 ft06:37 PM 1.31 ft
High:12:27 AM 5.30 ft01:19 PM 4.38 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 9mph WNW
4.6 ft @ 15sec
9am
NW 15mph WNW
4.6 ft @ 14sec
12pm
NW 20mph WNW
4.4 ft @ 14sec
3pm
NW 22mph WNW
4.4 ft @ 14sec
6pm
NW 20mph WNW
3.5 ft @ 14sec
Friday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high WNW ground swell.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 15-20mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:07:29 AM -0.35 ft07:25 PM 1.85 ft
High:01:07 AM 5.40 ft02:23 PM 4.11 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 17mph WNW
3.4 ft @ 14sec
9am
NNW 20mph WNW
3.5 ft @ 14sec
12pm
NNW 22mph WNW
4.2 ft @ 14sec
3pm
NNW 22mph WNW
3.4 ft @ 14sec
6pm
NNW 17mph WNW
3.4 ft @ 14sec
Saturday
2-4 ft 3+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:08:29 AM -0.30 ft08:24 PM 2.33 ft
High:01:52 AM 5.38 ft03:37 PM 3.89 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 7mph WNW
2.9 ft @ 14sec
9am
N 12mph WNW
2.6 ft @ 13sec
12pm
N 5mph WNW
2.4 ft @ 13sec
3pm
NW 7mph WNW
2.4 ft @ 13sec
6pm
NW 10mph WNW
1.5 ft @ 22sec
Sunday
6-10 ft 8-10+ ft

Surf

Well overhead to double overhead high WNW long period swell.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NW winds less than 5mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 15-20mph.

TIDES
Low:09:37 AM -0.18 ft09:46 PM 2.66 ft
High:02:44 AM 5.26 ft05:05 PM 3.83 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 4mph WNW
5.1 ft @ 19sec
9am
WNW 5mph WNW
5.9 ft @ 19sec
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 W @ 3 k ts
Buoy Icon  Buoy 46042
 5.9ft @ 10sec
tide icon  Low: 04:26 AM
 High: 10:41 AM
Ocean Temperature icon
57°
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