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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 Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Saturday 24 Feb 2018 PST

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 11.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 12.3 max: 13.7 min: 10.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
WNW
1.1
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1.1
WNW
1.1
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1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.3
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0.3
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1.3
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1.3
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1
SSW
2.1
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3
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3.5
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3
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3
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3
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2.5
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2.2
WNW
1.9
WNW
Period(s) (?)1515151414131414-13137124111615141414131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)6194855195083622773433029131644563799041614829361833163502238515731073
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
10
N
5
NNE
20
NW
10
WNW
20
NW
25
NW
20
NNW
15
N
15
NW
5
NE
5
SSW
10
SW
20
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5
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
W
25
WNW
10
NW
5
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15
NW
10
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
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off
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:23PM
1.13
5:36AM
1.70

8:19PM
1.24
6:41AM
1.76

9:04PM
1.34
7:42AM
1.81

9:43PM
1.41
8:38AM
1.82

10:20PM
1.46
9:30AM
1.79

10:56PM
1.49
10:21AM
1.71

11:30PM
1.51
11:10AM
1.58


Low Tide
/ height (m)

11:28PM
0.87
12:49PM
-0.09

12:40AM
0.83

1:44PM
-0.22
1:40AM
0.73

2:33PM
-0.30
2:33AM
0.60

3:18PM
-0.32
3:23AM
0.48

4:01PM
-0.28

4:11AM
0.38
4:41PM
-0.18

4:59AM
0.31


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
12913129111110111391111111111999811118
Low °C
106998101057106910109989868108
Chill °C (?)
106121088889118101089967661096
Sunrise
--6:43--6:41--6:41--6:39--6:37--6:37--6:35--
Sunset
5:57--5:58--5:59--6:00--6:00--6:01--6:02--6:04-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sun morning, min 5°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 65mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Cool air temperatures (max 11°C on Wed morning, min 6°C on Fri 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.