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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 clean conditions at Steamer Lane-The Slot (calm at lower west side Santa Cruz wx 1 km from Steamer Lane-The Slot). 1.5m 9 s period swell from NW
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Steamer Lane-The Slot Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Thursday 19 Jul 2018 PDT

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 15.4 °C (Statistics for 19 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 13.8 max: 15.9 min: 11.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
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1.4
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1.2
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1.4
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1.2
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1.1
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0.9
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1.8
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Period(s) (?)999101091918181616161720191918171616888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)3073212583342691941422802762783472612374321001739851772469469364390428
Wind
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10
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10
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0
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10
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10
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0
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10
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10
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15
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15
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15
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Wind State(?)ononglassononglassononglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:10PM
1.60

5:47AM
1.04
5:58PM
1.63

7:35AM
1.04
6:46PM
1.65

9:00AM
1.11
7:32PM
1.66

10:02AM
1.19

8:14PM
1.67
10:51AM
1.25

8:54PM
1.68
11:32AM
1.28

9:30PM
1.67
12:06PM
1.29

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:10AM
0.31

11:50PM
0.39
11:11AM
0.49

12:58AM
0.26
12:14PM
0.64

1:56AM
0.13
1:15PM
0.75

2:45AM
0.04

2:11PM
0.82
3:27AM
-0.04

3:01PM
0.86
4:04AM
-0.08

3:45PM
0.87
4:38AM
-0.11

4:24PM
0.88

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
1820162121182323202324192426212326212426212327
Low °C
1419151721181922181922171825161825171825151626
Chill °C (?)
1820162121182323202324192426212326212426212327
Sunrise
6:03--6:03--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:07--6:07--6:07-
Sunset
-8:23--8:23--8:22--8:22--8:22--8:21--8:20--8:19
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sun afternoon, min 14°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Thu afternoon, min 15°C on Wed 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.