Santa Cruz 41st Ave ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Santa Cruz 41st Ave Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Santa Cruz, USA)


Santa Cruz 41st Ave Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Thursday, 18 December 2014, 15:06 Local time

Thursday 18
7AM 10AM 1PM 4PM
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 15
SSE 10
SW 5
Wind State on cross-
cross glass

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Santa Cruz 41st Ave in Santa Cruz is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from west northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Localism - Nudist colony (France only!).

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Live Oak, 3 km from Santa Cruz 41st Ave.

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At Santa Cruz, 1 km from Santa Cruz 41st Ave.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Santa Cruz 41st Ave

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 27 miles from Santa Cruz 41st Ave.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.6
Dominant period (s) 14 11 13 14

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Overall Santa Cruz 41st Ave Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Santa Cruz 41st Ave:

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Closest break Pleasure Point-First Peak 0 mi
Second closest break Pleasure Point-Second Peak 0 mi
Third closest break Beer Can Beach 1 mi
Fourth closest break Pleasure Point-Insides 1 mi
Fifth closest break Pleasure Point-Sewer Peak 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Santa Cruz 41st Ave:

Closest wave buoy Monterey Buoy 27 mi
Second closest wave buoy Half Moon Bay Buoy 58 mi
Third closest wave buoy San Francisco Buoy 73 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Cape San Martin Buoy 85 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Bodega Bay Buoy 115 mi

Tide stations nearest to Santa Cruz 41st Ave:

Closest tide station Live Oak 2 mi
Second closest tide station Santa Cruz 3 mi
Third closest tide station Elkhorn Slough railroad bridge 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge 14 mi
Fifth closest tide station Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge, Monterey Bay 14 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Santa Cruz 41st Ave:

Closest ski area Badger Pass Ski Area (United States) 135 mi
Second closest ski area Dodge Ridge (United States) 139 mi
Third closest ski area Bear Valley (United States) 149 mi
Fourth closest ski area China Peak Mountain Resort (United States) 156 mi
Fifth closest ski area Kirkwood (United States) 158 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Santa Cruz 41st Ave:

Closest city location Santa Cruz (United States) 4 mi
Second closest city location Watsonville (United States) 12 mi
Third closest city location Los Gatos (United States) 18 mi
Fourth closest city location Morgan Hill (United States) 21 mi
Fifth closest city location Saratoga (United States) 21 mi
Santa Cruz 41st Ave break location map and break info
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