Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 45 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, May 19 11:49 am
Swell Conditions:

8-11 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

9.2ft. 13.2 seconds 279 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

1.1ft. 13.5 seconds 200 degrees (SSW)


3.89 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

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

Distance to Weather Station:7942 miles 

Tides: 05:52 am (-0.92ft) 12:25 pm (3.94ft) 05:12 pm (2.1ft) 11:20 pm (5.84ft)

Surf Forecast Overview

Sunday has a West med-period swell picking up and South-West medium period swell slowly fading

view Santa Cruz County 5-day surf forecast

Weather Forecast

Showers and Breezy then Slight Chance T-storms
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. High near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
A 40 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 48. West wind 12 to 17 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tentview 7-day weather forecast

Manresa Spot Details

fun to good
Sometimes fun beach break...light spread out crowds
year round but best in winter and fall
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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