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Stockton Avenue ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Stockton Avenue Spot ID

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Friday, 3 July 2015, 06:42 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.8
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
N 5
WNW 5
W 10
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Stockton Avenue in Santa Cruz is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Best around low tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Take care of locals and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Cruz, California, 3 km from Stockton Avenue.

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Stockton Avenue Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Cruz, 7 km from Stockton Avenue.

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Current weather near Stockton Avenue

Buoy Data:

At Monterey Buoy, 22 miles from Stockton Avenue.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.4
1.4
1.2
Dominant period (s) 15 8 10 10

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Overall Stockton Avenue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Stockton Avenue Location Maps

Stockton Avenue Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Stockton Avenue:

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Wave buoys nearest to Stockton Avenue:

Tide stations nearest to Stockton Avenue:

  • Closest tide station
    Santa Cruz
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Live Oak
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Aptos
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rio Del Mar
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge
    17 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Stockton Avenue:

  • Closest ski area
    Badger Pass Ski Area (United States)
    140 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Dodge Ridge (United States)
    143 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Bear Valley (United States)
    153 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    China Peak Mountain Resort (United States)
    160 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Kirkwood (United States)
    162 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Stockton Avenue:

  • Closest city location
    Santa Cruz (United States)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Watsonville (United States)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Los Gatos (United States)
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Saratoga (United States)
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Campbell (United States)
    24 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Stockton Avenue is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stockton Avenue is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Stockton Avenue and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
Stockton Avenue break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stockton Avenue, CAL - Santa Cruz. Use the tab navigation above to view Stockton Avenue sea temperature, Stockton Avenue photographs, Stockton Avenue detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stockton Avenue webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Cruz live weather stations and Stockton Avenue tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Stockton Avenue.