SANTA CRUZ, CA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Today
3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist high S long period swell for the morning with occasional stomach high sets. The swell builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions

N/A

TIDES
Low:04:50 AM -0.73 ft04:48 PM 1.11 ft
High:11:34 AM 4.42 ft11:11 PM 5.58 ft
Wind Swell
12pm
WNW 8mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 20mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 24mph S
2.3 ft @ 16sec
Thursday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high WNW ground swell.

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 15-20mph.

Wind Swell
6am
NW 15mph WNW
3.3 ft @ 12sec
9am
NW 11mph WNW
3.4 ft @ 12sec
12pm
NW 17mph WNW
3.3 ft @ 12sec
3pm
NW 25mph WNW
2.9 ft @ 12sec
6pm
NW 29mph WNW
2.9 ft @ 12sec
Friday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high SSW ground swell.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with ESE winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NW 25-30mph.

TIDES
Low:06:24 AM -1.23 ft06:19 PM 1.96 ft
High:01:30 PM 4.30 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
ENE 2mph SSW
1.7 ft @ 14sec
9am
NW 8mph WNW
1.9 ft @ 12sec
12pm
NW 21mph WNW
1.9 ft @ 12sec
3pm
NW 30mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 14sec
6pm
NW 28mph SSW
1.6 ft @ 14sec
Saturday
1-3 ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee high SW 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 NNE winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting NW 5-10mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:07:16 AM -1.18 ft07:15 PM 2.35 ft
High:12:35 AM 5.67 ft02:34 PM 4.21 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 5mph WNW
1.8 ft @ 11sec
9am
N 4mph SW
1.1 ft @ 18sec
12pm
NW 7mph SW
1.2 ft @ 18sec
3pm
NW 11mph SW
1.2 ft @ 18sec
6pm
NW 13mph SW
1.2 ft @ 19sec
Sunday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:08:14 AM -0.97 ft08:25 PM 2.64 ft
High:01:24 AM 5.50 ft03:43 PM 4.16 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 5mph SSW
1.5 ft @ 20sec
9am
NW 4mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 19sec
12pm
WNW 7mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 19sec
3pm
WNW 12mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 18sec
6pm
NW 13mph SSW
2.3 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 N winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NW 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:09:17 AM -0.66 ft09:53 PM 2.71 ft
High:02:19 AM 5.19 ft04:57 PM 4.20 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 6mph SSW
2.3 ft @ 17sec
9am
N 6mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 17sec
12pm
NW 11mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 16sec
3pm
NW 14mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 16sec
6pm
NW 13mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 16sec
Tuesday
2-3+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:10:26 AM -0.35 ft11:23 PM 2.49 ft
High:03:24 AM 4.79 ft06:07 PM 4.34 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 7mph SSW
2.2 ft @ 16sec
9am
NNW 7mph SSW
2.1 ft @ 15sec
12pm
NNW 9mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 15sec
3pm
NNW 14mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 15sec
6pm
NW 13mph SSW
2.0 ft @ 15sec
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(12/14)
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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 icon62° wind icon  Wind - KWVI
 ENE @ 4 k ts
Buoy Icon  Buoy 46042
 5.2ft @ 7sec
tide icon  Low: 04:50 AM
 High: 11:34 AM
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