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Capitola Jetty Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Tuesday 27 Sep 2022 PDT
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Capitola Jetty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Capitola Jetty sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 27 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 17.4 min: 13.5 °C)
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Capitola Jetty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Capitola Jetty sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 27 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 15.1 max: 17.4 min: 13.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Capitola Jetty (calm at Capitola 0 km from Capitola Jetty).

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1 h 14 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Capitola Jetty today?

The current surf forecast for Capitola Jetty at 1PM is: 0.8m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 10:00am September 27). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 10s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.5m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Sep)2.5ft (0.8m)16s
Afternoon (27 Sep)2.5ft (0.8m)15s
Evening (27 Sep)2.5ft (0.8m)15s

Table - waves today at Capitola Jetty. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
Rating
(10 max)
222212222222111111111000110111000001110000011001111112222222
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
W
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period(s) (?)161615151515151515141414141414141014141413131313141414141413131313131319191912121212181818181817161616161617171717171616
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)31831028727927927927924924623923923918318313813616316316314710268686810410711011094928987578787969695807850481231231238078112153149173175177219235235232300273346
Wind
(km/h)
5
NNW
5
SW
10
SW
5
WSW
5
E
5
NW
5
NNE
0
ENE
5
NNE
5
WSW
5
W
10
NW
10
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
NNW
5
ENE
5
WSW
10
SW
0
SSW
5
E
0
ENE
0
NW
0
SE
0
ENE
5
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SSE
5
ESE
5
ESE
0
SSW
0
ENE
5
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
S
0
ENE
0
ENE
0
N
0
ESE
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SSE
0
SE
0
N
0
N
0
NNE
5
SW
10
SW
5
SW
5
ESE
5
NNE
5
N
5
N
5
NNE
5
W
10
WSW
5
S
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrossglassglassglassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
glassglassglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglasscross-
off
glasscross-
on
glass
High Tide
/ height (m)
11:51AM
2.00
12:34AM
1.71
12:20PM
2.04
1:31AM
1.59
12:54PM
2.06
2:41AM
1.49
1:35PM
2.05
4:11AM
1.43
2:27PM
2.02
5:55AM
1.45
3:35PM
1.99
7:12AM
1.53
4:57PM
1.97
8:01AM
1.62
Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:38AM
0.73
6:23PM
0.54
6:07AM
0.87
7:12PM
0.47
6:38AM
1.01
8:07PM
0.43
7:13AM
1.15
9:11PM
0.41
7:58AM
1.27
10:24PM
0.39
9:10AM
1.36
11:39PM
0.35
10:56AM
1.38
12:46AM
0.30
12:30PM
1.30

Note: the tide data above is for Live Oak which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Capitola Jetty.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Capitola Jetty blow from the N

Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
Monday
03
Tuesday
04
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C121823231615141414212526201715141419232217151414152123221616161516222321161617161722222117161717182325241819202021273028
Feels °C (?)121722231515131414202425201814131419222318161514152022221617161616222220171718171721212018171818182224231818191919252828
Sunrise6:58-------7:00-------7:01-------7:01-------7:01-------7:03-------7:03-------7:05---
Sunset---6:57-------6:55-------6:53-------6:52-------6:51-------6:50-------6:47-------6:46

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