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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Natural Bridges State Beach (light winds from the ESE at Natural Bridges Santa Cruz wx 1 km from Natural Bridges State Beach). no significant swell
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Actual: 20 min ago

Moderate
17.7 km/h
ESE
Cross-Off
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Natural Bridges State Beach Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Wednesday 18 Oct 2017 PDT

Natural Bridges State Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Natural Bridges State Beach sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.5 max: 16.1 min: 13.4 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1616151515141716161414211319131212131615141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)38537633926622216310500102927655465830097621851792403206215712197368426151538888659
Wind
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5 WNW5
10 WNW10
5 NW5
5 NW5
10 W10
15 NW15
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20 NW20
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
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5 NNE5
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5 ENE5
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5 ENE5
0 S0
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
10:25AM
1.61

10:53PM
1.41
10:53AM
1.60

11:41PM
1.36
11:19AM
1.58

12:28AM
1.30
11:44AM
1.56

1:14AM
1.25
12:09PM
1.54

2:04AM
1.20
12:38PM
1.50

3:00AM
1.17
1:12PM
1.46

4:11AM
1.15
1:53PM
1.40

Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:26PM
0.12
4:25AM
0.32

5:04PM
0.05

5:01AM
0.45
5:40PM
0.03

5:35AM
0.59
6:15PM
0.04

6:09AM
0.73
6:51PM
0.07

6:42AM
0.86
7:29PM
0.12

7:20AM
0.97

8:13PM
0.17
8:17AM
1.05

Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz, California which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Natural Bridges State Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Natural Bridges State Beach blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1720151516141415111518162023192328252833272729
Sunrise
7:18--7:18--7:20--7:20--7:22--7:22--7:24--7:24-
Sunset
-6:27--6:24--6:23--6:22--6:21--6:20--6:19--6:17
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed afternoon, min 10°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Tue afternoon, min 15°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Natural Bridges State Beach Surf forecast

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

Natural Bridges State Beach is 4 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.