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Scott Creek-Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Scott Creek-Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 23:10 Local time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 18 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 20
NW 10
NW 15
Wind State cross-

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Scott Creek-Beach in Santa Cruz is an exposed beach and reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, sharks and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ano Nuevo Island, California, 6 km from Scott Creek-Beach.

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Scott Creek-Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Boulder Creek, 14 km from Scott Creek-Beach.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Scott Creek-Beach

Overall Scott Creek-Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for Scott Creek-Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Scott Creek-Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Tide stations nearest to Scott Creek-Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Ano Nuevo Island
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Santa Cruz
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Live Oak
    17 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Rio Del Mar
    22 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Scott Creek-Beach is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scott Creek-Beach is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), also in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in USA is 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Scott Creek-Beach and is 128 km (80 miles) away.
Scott Creek-Beach break location map and break info

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