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Steamer Lane-The Slot ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Steamer Lane-The Slot (calm at lower west side Santa Cruz wx 1 km from Steamer Lane-The Slot). 2.0m 12 s period swell from WNW
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Actual: 26 min ago

Calm
1.6 km/h
NNE
Glassy
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Steamer Lane-The Slot Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Sunday 21 Jan 2018 PST

Steamer Lane-The Slot surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Steamer Lane-The Slot sea temperature is 13.4 °C (Statistics for 21 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.4 max: 14.7 min: 10.7 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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2.4
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1.9
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Period(s) (?)1212161514141312191811101514141313121211121313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)12208334617466731962049119877456672116371565560955684646302823131390710471536894949
Wind
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10
W
10
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10
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5
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NNE
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10
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ESE
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High Tide
/ height (m)
12:16PM
1.39

2:04AM
1.39

1:06PM
1.26
2:42AM
1.45

2:10PM
1.12
3:24AM
1.52

3:38PM
1.01

4:12AM
1.61
5:34PM
0.99

5:04AM
1.69

7:20PM
1.07
5:59AM
1.79




Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:47PM
0.12

7:29AM
0.77

7:24PM
0.25
8:40AM
0.68

8:07PM
0.41
9:59AM
0.54

9:02PM
0.57
11:11AM
0.35

10:13PM
0.71
12:14PM
0.15

11:30PM
0.80

1:10PM
-0.06



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

Offshore winds at Steamer Lane-The Slot 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 (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 34mm), heaviest during Wed night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Tue afternoon, min 9°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Thu morning. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sat afternoon, min 6°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Steamer Lane-The Slot Surf forecast

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

Steamer Lane-The Slot 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.