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Indicators ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Indicators Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.4 °C

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Friday, 21 October 2016, 06:04 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
N 10
N 5
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross

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Indicators in Santa Cruz is a sheltered point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is / wave beastser">Noastswith some shelter here / waer">Nwest winds. Groundswells more /equent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is / wave bwest er">Nwest. Often Crowded. Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Indicators Tide Times and Tide Chart

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Air temperature
13 °C

Currentsweather nearaIndicators

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 24 miles / waIndicators.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 12 10 11 10

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Overall Indicators Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Indicators is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Indicators is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Indicators and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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