Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 50 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Tue, May 21 07:54 am
Swell Conditions:

4-6 feet with a dominant WNW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

7ft. 10.4 seconds 288 degrees (WNW)

Secondary Swell:

1.4ft. 17.2 seconds 184 degrees (S)


-0.77 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

°F and with Variable-offshore () winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7955 miles 

Tides: 07:23 am (-0.89ft) 02:18 pm (3.74ft) 06:40 pm (2.66ft)

Surf Forecast Overview

Tuesday has a West-North-West med-period swell on the rise with background South long-period swell picking up

view Santa Cruz County 5-day surf forecast

Weather Forecast

Chance Showers and Breezy
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 20 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
A 50 percent chance of showers between 3am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a northwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. view 7-day weather forecast

4-Mile Spot Details

fun to good
people escaping Santa Cruz and crowded from over the hill..
year round but best in winter and fall
reef point
Best Swell Direction:
will pick up NW to S
Best Wind Direction:
E or no wind
Best Tide:
medium to low

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