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Santa Cruz County
5-Day Surf and Weather Forecast



Monday

5-7ft

Tuesday

4-5ft

Wednesday

6-8ft

Thursday

10-13ft

Friday

14-21ft

Saturday

14-21ft

Sunday

8-11ft
Monday
5-7ft
Clear
42
Mon, January 16 -
Summary:

West long-period swell slowly fading and Southwest medium period swell in the water

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 58 --

Clear, with a low around 42. North wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east in the evening.

6
6mph from the NNW
12AM
1
1mph from the NE
03AM
6
6mph from the ENE
06AM
8
8mph from the N
09AM
3
3mph from the SW
12PM
8
8mph from the SW
03PM
5
5mph from the W
06PM
9
9mph from the N
09PM
Tides: 01:38 am (4.79ft) 07:03 am (2.33ft) 12:41 pm (5.02ft) 07:34 pm (0.2ft)
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Tuesday
4-5ft
Mostly Cloudy
58
Tue, January 17 -
Summary:

West-Northwest long-period swell building plus West long-period swell holding .

*biggest in the afternoon: 7 foot-(long-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 44 High: 58

Sunny, with a high near 58. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the morning.

6
6mph from the NNE
12AM
5
5mph from the N
03AM
4
4mph from the N
06AM
5
5mph from the N
09AM
4
4mph from the E
12PM
3
3mph from the SSE
03PM
4
4mph from the SW
06PM
4
4mph from the SW
09PM
Tides: 02:25 am (4.79ft) 08:10 am (2.33ft) 01:35 pm (4.36ft) 08:15 pm (0.75ft)
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Wednesday
6-8ft
Windy. Heavy Rain then Rain Likely
57
Wed, January 18 -
Summary:

West med-period swell building plus Southwest windswell picking up

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 48 High: 57

Rain, mainly after 10am. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 57. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming south 16 to 21 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quart

6
6mph from the E<br><b>(offshore)</b>
12AM
6
6mph from the E<br><b>(offshore)</b>
03AM
2
2mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06AM
2
2mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09AM
15
15mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
12PM
15
15mph from the S<br><b>(onshore)</b>
03PM
19
19mph from the S<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
06PM
19
19mph from the S<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
09PM
Tides: 03:12 am (4.82ft) 09:29 am (2.2ft) 02:41 pm (3.74ft) 08:59 pm (1.31ft)
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Thursday
10-13ft
Heavy Rain
57
Thu, January 19 -
Summary:

West med-period swell picking up and Southwest medium period swell decreasing

*biggest in the afternoon: 13 foot-(med-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 43 High: 56

A chance of showers before 4pm, then rain likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

16
16mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
12AM
16
16mph from the SSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
03AM
13
13mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06AM
13
13mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09AM
5
5mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
12PM
5
5mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
03PM
6
6mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06PM
6
6mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09PM
Tides: 04:01 am (4.89ft) 10:49 am (1.9ft) 04:07 pm (3.28ft) 09:47 pm (1.8ft)
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Friday
14-21ft
Showers Likely
56
Fri, January 20 -
Summary:

West long-period swell picking up and a secondary West long-period swell fading

*biggest in the afternoon: 29 foot-(long-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 43 High: 56

Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 56.

11
11mph from the S<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
12AM
11
11mph from the S<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
03AM
15
15mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06AM
15
15mph from the SW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09AM
13
13mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
12PM
13
13mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
03PM
11
11mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
06PM
11
11mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
09PM
Tides: 04:47 am (4.99ft) 11:58 am (1.51ft) 05:45 pm (3.12ft) 10:38 pm (2.2ft)
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Saturday

Extended Automated Forecast
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14-21ft
Chance Showers
56
Sat, January 21 -
Summary:

West long-period swell on the way out .

*biggest in the morning: 26ft (long-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 46 High: 56

A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

9
9mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
12AM
9
9mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
03AM
7
7mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06AM
7
7mph from the W<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09AM
7
7mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
12PM
7
7mph from the WNW<br><b>(side-onshore)</b>
03PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
06PM
6
6mph from the WSW<br><b>(onshore)</b>
09PM
Tides: 05:31 am (5.09ft) 12:55 pm (1.08ft) 07:14 pm (3.18ft) 11:30 pm (2.49ft)
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Sunday
8-11ft
Rain Likely
Sun, January 22 -
Summary:

West med-period swell slowly fading and a secondary Southwest windswell building .

*biggest in the morning: 15 ft (med-period swell)

Swell/Tide/Wind Details
Weather: Low: 44 High: 56

Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44.

6
6mph from the SE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
12AM
6
6mph from the SE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
03AM
9
9mph from the ESE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
06AM
9
9mph from the ESE<br><b>(side-offshore)</b>
09AM
16
16mph from the SE<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
12PM
16
16mph from the SE<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
03PM
17
17mph from the SSE<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
06PM
17
17mph from the SSE<br><b>(side-shore)</b>
09PM
Tides: 06:13 am (5.25ft) 01:42 pm (0.69ft) 08:16 pm (3.38ft)
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