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Mitchell's Cove 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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Mitchell's Cove (calm at Santa Cruz 1 km from Mitchell's Cove). 1.3m 8 s period wind swell from NW
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WSW
Clean
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Mitchell's Cove Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 13 Aug 2018 PDT

Mitchell's Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Mitchell's Cove sea temperature is 14.6 °C (Statistics for 13 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.7 min: 13.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
NW
1
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1
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0.9
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0.9
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0.6
WNW
0.7
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1.4
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1.3
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Period(s) (?)8888814141312121111109999998888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)2441191168886140163212199177145105251282182155194186170175182264233
Wind
(km/h)
5
NW
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
NW
10
WNW
15
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10
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10
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15
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5
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10
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NNW
5
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NW
10
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10
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Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
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on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
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on
crosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
12:46AM
1.66

2:01PM
1.56
1:42AM
1.48

2:42PM
1.57
2:45AM
1.29

3:26PM
1.58
4:04AM
1.13

4:13PM
1.57

5:50AM
1.06
5:04PM
1.56

7:42AM
1.11
5:59PM
1.56

8:56AM
1.19
6:54PM
1.57


Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:06AM
-0.07
7:39PM
0.44

7:52AM
0.13

8:43PM
0.41
8:40AM
0.35

9:55PM
0.39
9:36AM
0.55

11:10PM
0.34
10:43AM
0.73

12:21AM
0.27
11:57AM
0.84

1:24AM
0.20
1:05PM
0.88

2:15AM
0.13

Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz, California which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Mitchell's Cove.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Mitchell's Cove blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1619211619221720231821241925262024251922231714
Low °C
1314201314211415221415241718241818231617211414
Chill °C (?)
1619211619221720231821241925262024251922231714
Sunrise
-6:24--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:30
Sunset
--8:00--7:59--7:57--7:55--7:54--7:53--7:52--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Sat afternoon, min 14°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Mitchell's Cove Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Mitchell's Cove provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Mitchell's Cove can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Mitchell's Cove 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 (Mitchell's Cove) 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 Mitchell's Cove 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.

Mitchell's Cove is 3 km (2 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.