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4 Mile ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at 4 Mile (calm at Forrest Lakes Felton wx 8 km from 4 Mile). 1.6m 12 s period swell from WNW
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Actual: 23 min ago

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4 Mile Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 13 Dec 2017 PST

4 Mile surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's 4 Mile sea temperature is 13.7 °C (Statistics for 13 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 12.9 max: 15.4 min: 11.6 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
WNW
1.6
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1.4
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2.1
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1.8
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2.3
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2.3
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3
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1.9
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2.1
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2.5
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2.5
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2.2
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2.1
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2
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Period(s) (?)1212161515161615151111111011101016151516151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)9647491011203413772743258122881559144519062513745821508334828206128832958212617241560
Wind
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10
NNE
15
NNW
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N
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NE
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5
ENE
15
NW
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10
ENE
5
WSW
10
ENE
5
NE
10
WNW
10
NE
10
NE
5
NE
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
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High Tide
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7:51PM
1.52
7:27AM
2.11

8:46PM
1.54
7:58AM
2.13

9:34PM
1.57
8:30AM
2.15

10:18PM
1.59
9:01AM
2.16

10:57PM
1.60
9:34AM
2.15

11:39PM
1.60
10:08AM
2.12

12:23AM
1.60


Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:48PM
0.57
1:01AM
0.93

2:30PM
0.44
1:39AM
1.01

3:07PM
0.35
2:19AM
1.07

3:41PM
0.28
2:55AM
1.12

4:17PM
0.24
3:30AM
1.17

4:53PM
0.22

4:08AM
1.20
5:30PM
0.24

4:47AM
1.24

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at 4 Mile blow from the NE.
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
7:13--7:13--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:16--7:16-
Sunset
-4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53--4:53--4:54
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Thu morning, min 13°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sun afternoon, min 11°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the 4 Mile Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for 4 Mile provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at 4 Mile can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our 4 Mile surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (4 Mile) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for 4 Mile may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

4 Mile is 12 km (7 miles) from Santa Cruz. If you plan a vacation in Santa Cruz, look for hotels and other accommodation in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.