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Swift Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Swift Street (calm at lower west side Santa Cruz wx 0 km from Swift Street). 1.3m 13 s period swell from NW
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Swift Street Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 PDT

Swift Street surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Swift Street sea temperature is 18.6 °C (Statistics for 17 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.1 min: 13.4 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1712121110101817161614141313131212131316151414
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Wave
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Energy(?)4236787525483042507797111801029273304061282627782185265521861679209821163331261517351388
Wind
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5 NNW5
5 WNW5
10 WNW10
5 N5
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10 W10
15 NW15
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10 NNW10
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5 N5
20 NW20
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10 NE10
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High Tide
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10:03PM
1.44
10:25AM
1.61

10:53PM
1.41
10:53AM
1.60

11:41PM
1.36
11:19AM
1.58

12:28AM
1.30
11:44AM
1.56

1:14AM
1.25
12:09PM
1.54

2:04AM
1.20
12:38PM
1.50






Low Tide
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3:48AM
0.21

4:26PM
0.12
4:25AM
0.32

5:04PM
0.05

5:01AM
0.45
5:40PM
0.03

5:35AM
0.59
6:15PM
0.04

6:09AM
0.73
6:51PM
0.07

6:42AM
0.86






Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz, California which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Swift Street.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Swift Street blow from the NE.
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Summary
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High °C
2020211616171515161316191621252025312729342925
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2020211616171514151116191521252025312729342925
Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Wed afternoon, min 11°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 34°C on Tue afternoon, min 16°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Swift Street Surf forecast

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

Swift Street 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.