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Pleasure Point-Insides ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Pleasure Point-Insides Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.3 °C

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Tuesday, 18 February 2020, 14:45 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
Wind State cross-
glass cross

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Pleasure Point-Insides in Santa Cruz is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Likely to be crowded if working. 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-Insides.

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Pleasure Point-Insides Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Cruz, 0 km from Pleasure Point-Insides.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Pleasure Point-Insides

Buoy Data:

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

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 10 9 9 9

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Overall Pleasure Point-Insides Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Tide stations nearest to Pleasure Point-Insides:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Pleasure Point-Insides is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pleasure Point-Insides 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 87 km (54 miles) away.
  • Modesto City Co Harry Sham Airport (MOD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Pleasure Point-Insides and is 115 km (71 miles) away.
Pleasure Point-Insides break location map and break info

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