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Pleasure Point-First Peak ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.3

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Pleasure Point-First Peak Spot ID

Pleasure Point First Peak, Pleasure Point-First Peak photo

Pleasure Point-First Peak

Photo credit: S.O

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.2 °C

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Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 14:26 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
Wind State cross-
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Pleasure Point-First Peak in Santa Cruz is a fairly exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of sharks ,rocks and rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Live Oak, 3 km from Pleasure Point-First Peak.

IS AT (local time)

Pleasure Point-First Peak Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Cruz, 1 km from Pleasure Point-First Peak.

wind obs. (8 kph from 126 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Pleasure Point-First Peak

Buoy Data:

At Cabrillo Point, Monterey Bay, CA, 23 miles from Pleasure Point-First Peak.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 10 10 9 9

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Overall Pleasure Point-First Peak Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Surf stats for Pleasure Point-First Peak: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Pleasure Point-First Peak: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Pleasure Point-First Peak Location Maps

Pleasure Point-First Peak Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Pleasure Point-First Peak:

Tide stations nearest to Pleasure Point-First Peak:

  • Closest tide station
    Live Oak
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Santa Cruz
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rio Del Mar
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough railroad bridge
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pleasure Point-First Peak is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pleasure Point-First Peak is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Pleasure Point-First Peak and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Pleasure Point-First Peak break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pleasure Point-First Peak, CAL - Santa Cruz. Use the tab navigation above to view Pleasure Point-First Peak sea temperature, Pleasure Point-First Peak photographs, Pleasure Point-First Peak detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pleasure Point-First Peak webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Cruz live weather stations and Pleasure Point-First Peak 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 Pleasure Point-First Peak.