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Natural Bridges State Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Natural Bridges State Beach Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Monday, 20 November 2017, 05:51 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
WNW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 12 16 16 6
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
SE 5
SW 0
W
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Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz is a sheltered reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. There is a right hand reef break It's often crowded here. Beware of locals and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Cruz, California, 4 km from Natural Bridges State Beach.

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Natural Bridges State Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Cruz, 1 km from Natural Bridges State Beach.

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Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 22 miles from Natural Bridges State Beach.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
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Dominant period (s) 14 14 14 13

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Overall Natural Bridges State Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Natural Bridges State Beach is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Natural Bridges State Beach 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 Natural Bridges State Beach and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Natural Bridges State Beach, CAL - Santa Cruz. Use the tab navigation above to view Natural Bridges State Beach sea temperature, Natural Bridges State Beach photographs, Natural Bridges State Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Natural Bridges State Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Cruz live weather stations and Natural Bridges State Beach 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 Natural Bridges State Beach.