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

Overall: 3.5

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Laguna Creek Spot ID

Laguna Creek photo

Laguna Creek

Photo credit: David Herberg

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.5 °C

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Thursday, 5 May 2016, 01:40 Local time
Thursday 05
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Wave (m) 1.9
NW
1.9
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1.8
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Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 15
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Wind State cross-
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Laguna Creek in Santa Cruz is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For 4 Mile, 8 km from Laguna Creek.

IS AT (local time)

Laguna Creek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bonny Doon, 10 km from Laguna Creek.

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Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Laguna Creek

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 19 miles from Laguna Creek.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 2.5
2.4
2.8
2.8
Dominant period (s) 10 10 10 11

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Overall Laguna Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Laguna Creek is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Laguna Creek is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Laguna Creek and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Laguna Creek, CAL - Santa Cruz. Use the tab navigation above to view Laguna Creek sea temperature, Laguna Creek photographs, Laguna Creek detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Laguna Creek webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Cruz live weather stations and Laguna Creek tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Laguna Creek.


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