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

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Laguna Creek Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Cruz, USA)

Laguna Creek photo

Photo credit: David Herberg

Laguna Creek Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.7 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 09:41 Local time

Saturday 18
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
W 15
W 10
Wind State cross-
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Laguna Creek in Santa Cruz is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For 4 Mile, 8 km from Laguna Creek.

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Laguna Creek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Boulder Creek, 14 km from Laguna Creek.


Air temperature
7 °C

Current weather near Laguna Creek

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 19 miles from Laguna Creek.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.8
Dominant period (s) 13 10 15 15

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Overall Laguna Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Laguna Creek:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Davenport Landing 4 mi
Second closest break Shacks 4 mi
Third closest break Scott Creek-Beach 4 mi
Fourth closest break Scott Creek-Reef 4 mi
Fifth closest break 4 Mile 5 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Laguna Creek:

Closest wave buoy Monterey Buoy 19 mi
Second closest wave buoy Half Moon Bay Buoy 42 mi
Third closest wave buoy San Francisco Buoy 60 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Cape San Martin Buoy 91 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bodega Bay Buoy 102 mi

Tide stations nearest to Laguna Creek:

Closest tide station Ano Nuevo Island 7 mi
Second closest tide station Santa Cruz 12 mi
Third closest tide station Live Oak 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Aptos 19 mi
Fifth closest tide station Rio Del Mar 19 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Laguna Creek:

Closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 147 mi
Second closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 148 mi
Third closest ski area Bear Valley (United States) 157 mi
Fourth closest ski area Kirkwood (United States) 165 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sierra at Tahoe (United States) 168 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Laguna Creek:

Closest city location Santa Cruz (United States) 12 mi
Second closest city location Los Gatos (United States) 20 mi
Third closest city location Saratoga (United States) 20 mi
Fourth closest city location Cupertino (United States) 22 mi
Fifth closest city location Campbell (United States) 24 mi
  • 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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