The surf forecast is 1-2 ft and glassy right now for Santa Cruz, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    57° W @ 7 → 10mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    9:25am / 4:18pm
  • BUOY 46239
    NW7.9ft @ 10s
  • WATER TEMP
    56° 4/3, Boots/Gloves(3)

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
FRI 12
SAT 13
SUN 14
MON 15
TUE 16
5pm
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 2 ft and fair at 5pm on Thu 7/11
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND SSW 6 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY S (183) 1.5 ft @ 12 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY SSW (204) 0.7 ft @ 17 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Outgoing High Tide, 4.1 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Friday, Jul 12
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2 ft
    clean
    NW
    3mph
    1.6ft
    12s
    S
    12pm
    1-2 ft
    clean
    WSW
    4mph
    0.9ft
    16s
    SSW
    6pm
    1-2 ft
    fair
    SW
    6mph
    0.9ft
    16s
    SSW
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  • Saturday, Jul 13
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    1-2 ft
    clean
    S
    3mph
    1ft
    15s
    SSW
    12pm
    1-2 ft
    choppy
    S
    7mph
    1ft
    15s
    SSW
    6pm
    2 ft
    fair
    SSW
    6mph
    0.8ft
    20s
    SSW
  • Sunday, Jul 14
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2 ft
    clean
    S
    2mph
    0.8ft
    19s
    SSW
    12pm
    2+ ft
    fair
    SW
    4mph
    1ft
    19s
    SSW
    6pm
    2-3 ft
    clean
    SW
    6mph
    1.2ft
    18s
    SSW
  • Monday, Jul 15
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    2-3+ ft
    clean
    W
    1mph
    1.4ft
    18s
    SSW
    12pm
    3+ ft
    fair
    SW
    6mph
    1.6ft
    18s
    SSW
    6pm
    2-4 ft
    fair
    SW
    6mph
    1.7ft
    17s
    SSW
  • Tuesday, Jul 16
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-5 ft
    clean
    WNW
    1mph
    2.2ft
    18s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-5 ft
    fair
    SW
    7mph
    2.4ft
    19s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-4+ ft
    fair
    SW
    7mph
    2.3ft
    16s
    SSW
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North to West-North-West, and was updated Jul 12, 2024 @ 6:43am.
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