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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

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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: 15.8 °C

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 21:06 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 5
SW 0
WNW 0
SW
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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.

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Laguna Creek Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bonny Doon, 10 km from Laguna Creek.

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Current weather near Laguna Creek

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 19 miles from Laguna Creek.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
1.4
1.4
1.4
Dominant period (s) 9 9 10 15

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Overall Laguna Creek Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Laguna Creek Location Maps

Laguna Creek Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Laguna Creek:

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Wave buoys nearest to Laguna Creek:

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
snow forecast website

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
city weather forecast website

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

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.
Laguna Creek break location map and break info

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.