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Cowells Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.0

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Cowells Cove Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Monday 10 May 2021 PDT
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Cowells Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cowells Cove sea temperature is 12.0 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.2 max: 14.3 min: 10.2 °C)
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Cowells Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cowells Cove sea temperature is 12.0 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.2 max: 14.3 min: 10.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Santa Cruz

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cowells Cove (light winds from the SSW at Santa Cruz 2 km from Cowells Cove).

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1 h 13 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SSW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Cowells Cove today?

The current surf forecast for Cowells Cove at 6PM is: 0.4m 19s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00pm May 10). An open ocean swell of 1.8m 10s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (10 May)--
Afternoon (10 May)1ft (0.3m)19s
Evening (10 May)1.5ft (0.5m)18s

Table - waves today at Cowells Cove. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
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T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
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SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
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WSW
10
SW
5
SSE
5
E
5
SE
0
NNE
5
WSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
S
5
E
0
SSE
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
ESE
5
ESE
0
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
0
SSW
0
WNW
0
SW
0
S
10
SW
10
WSW
10
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
5
NW
5
WNW
10
W
10
SW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
WSW
10
SW
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
S
5
SE
10
SSW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
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off
cross-
off
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off
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off
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off
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11:27AM
1.10
10:24PM
1.48
12:13PM
1.10
10:45PM
1.51
12:59PM
1.10
11:09PM
1.52
1:45PM
1.10
11:37PM
1.52
2:35PM
1.09
12:09AM
1.51
3:32PM
1.09
12:46AM
1.47
4:36PM
1.11
1:30AM
1.41
5:32PM
1.13
4:16PM
0.55
5:09AM
-0.11
4:45PM
0.69
5:39AM
-0.14
5:11PM
0.81
6:09AM
-0.15
5:33PM
0.91
6:42AM
-0.14
5:53PM
0.99
7:19AM
-0.11
6:14PM
1.05
8:02AM
-0.08
6:55PM
1.08
8:52AM
-0.05
8:49PM
1.09

Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cowells Cove.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cowells Cove blow from the WNW

Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
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