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SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Today
1-3 ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

Wind Swell
6am
NW 13mph SSW
1.3 ft @ 14sec
9am
NW 7mph SSW
1.1 ft @ 19sec
12pm
NW 20mph S
1.3 ft @ 19sec
3pm
NW 22mph S
1.3 ft @ 19sec
6pm
NW 20mph S
1.2 ft @ 18sec
Saturday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:02:17 AM 0.34 ft01:36 PM 1.76 ft
High:08:52 AM 3.50 ft08:10 PM 5.50 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 0mph S
2.4 ft @ 18sec
9am
WNW 2mph S
2.3 ft @ 17sec
12pm
NW 15mph S
2.1 ft @ 17sec
3pm
WNW 14mph S
2.1 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 10mph S
2.3 ft @ 16sec
Sunday
2-3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

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

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SE winds less than 5mph. Clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:03:05 AM -0.09 ft02:26 PM 2.12 ft
High:10:01 AM 3.69 ft08:46 PM 5.53 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SE 3mph S
2.3 ft @ 16sec
9am
NW 0mph S
1.3 ft @ 19sec
12pm
NW 7mph S
1.3 ft @ 19sec
3pm
WNW 10mph S
1.5 ft @ 19sec
6pm
W 4mph S
1.4 ft @ 19sec
Monday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

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

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with WSW winds less than 5mph. This becomes Semi glassy for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:46 AM -0.39 ft03:14 PM 2.43 ft
High:10:57 AM 3.88 ft09:21 PM 5.52 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SW 1mph S
1.6 ft @ 18sec
9am
WSW 2mph S
1.7 ft @ 18sec
12pm
WSW 4mph S
1.8 ft @ 18sec
3pm
W 5mph S
1.8 ft @ 18sec
6pm
W 6mph S
1.8 ft @ 13sec
Tuesday
2-3+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SSW extra long period 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 WSW 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:23 AM -0.56 ft03:58 PM 2.68 ft
High:11:46 AM 4.01 ft09:53 PM 5.47 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 2mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 20sec
9am
W 2mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 20sec
12pm
WSW 5mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 19sec
3pm
W 6mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 19sec
6pm
W 6mph SSW
1.2 ft @ 19sec
Wednesday
2-3+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SSW long period swell with occasional stomach 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:04:58 AM -0.63 ft04:38 PM 2.87 ft
High:12:30 PM 4.07 ft10:24 PM 5.40 ft
Wind Swell
6am
W 1mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 18sec
9am
WSW 2mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 18sec
12pm
WSW 5mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 18sec
3pm
WSW 6mph SSW
1.4 ft @ 18sec
6pm
WSW 5mph S
1.7 ft @ 13sec
Thursday
3+ ft 2-3 ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:05:30 AM -0.63 ft05:16 PM 3.02 ft
High:01:09 PM 4.08 ft10:55 PM 5.30 ft
Wind Swell
6am
S 1mph S
2.3 ft @ 13sec
9am
SSW 1mph S
2.2 ft @ 13sec
12pm
W 4mph S
2.1 ft @ 13sec
3pm
W 8mph S
2.1 ft @ 12sec
6pm
WNW 8mph S
2.0 ft @ 12sec
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(12/10)
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(12/06)
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(12/04)
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(12/03)
weather icon64° wind icon  Wind - 46092
 WNW @ 12 k ts
Buoy Icon  Buoy 46042
 6.6ft @ 8sec
tide icon  Low: 01:22 AM
 High: 07:27 AM
Ocean Temperature icon
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