The surf forecast is 4-6+ ft and light sideshore texture right now for Western Santa Cruz County, CA

  • WEATHER - LIVE
    59° W @ 3 → 5mph
  • LOW / HIGH TIDE
    1:33pm / 6:22am
  • BUOY FORECAST
    SSW2.8ft @ 18s
  • WATER TEMP
    54° 4/3, Boots/Gloves(3)

Forecast

Surf
Swell
5 day
16 day
  • 8ft
  • 6ft
  • 4ft
  • 2ft
WED 17
THU 18
FRI 19
SAT 20
SUN 21
5pm
  • Clean
  • Fair
  • Choppy
Conditions are 4-5 ft and choppy at 5pm on Tue 4/16
Compass Map
Forecast Compass Compass Wind Arrow Compass Primary Swell Arrow Compass Secondary Swell Arrow
Wind Arrow
WIND NW 14 mph
Primary Swell Arrow
PRIMARY SSW (200) 2.1 ft @ 19 sec
Secondary Swell Arrow
SECONDARY WNW (294) 4 ft @ 9 sec
TIDE LEVEL
Incoming Mid Tide, 2.1 ft

Forecast Details

Basic
Detail
  • Wednesday, Apr 17
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    clean
    NNW
    3mph
    2.6ft
    18s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-6+ ft
    choppy
    WNW
    11mph
    2.8ft
    17s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-6+ ft
    choppy
    NW
    11mph
    2.8ft
    17s
    SSW
  • Best Board for Wednesday
  • Thursday, Apr 18
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    4-6 ft
    clean
    NNW
    3mph
    3.2ft
    16s
    SSW
    12pm
    4-6 ft
    fair
    W
    5mph
    3.2ft
    16s
    SSW
    6pm
    4-5 ft
    fair
    WNW
    7mph
    2.9ft
    16s
    SSW
  • Friday, Apr 19
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-4+ ft
    clean
    NNE
    2mph
    2.7ft
    15s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-4 ft
    choppy
    WNW
    8mph
    2.6ft
    15s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    choppy
    NW
    16mph
    2.4ft
    15s
    SSW
  • Saturday, Apr 20
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3+ ft
    clean
    NNW
    5mph
    1.4ft
    19s
    SSW
    12pm
    2-4 ft
    choppy
    NW
    14mph
    1.6ft
    19s
    SSW
    6pm
    2-4 ft
    choppy
    NW
    15mph
    1.6ft
    18s
    SSW
  • Sunday, Apr 21
    SURF WIND SWELL
    6am
    3-4 ft
    clean
    NNW
    7mph
    1.9ft
    18s
    SSW
    12pm
    3-4 ft
    choppy
    WNW
    14mph
    1.9ft
    17s
    SSW
    6pm
    3-4 ft
    choppy
    WNW
    12mph
    4.2ft
    8s
    WNW
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This forecast is for beaches with direct offshore winds from North-East to North-North-East, and was updated Apr 17, 2024 @ 6:38am.
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