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Steamer Lane-Middle Peak ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.7

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Steamer Lane-Middle Peak Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Tuesday 27 Oct 2020 PDT
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Steamer Lane-Middle Peak surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-Middle Peak sea temperature is 15.0 °C (Statistics for 27 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.2 max: 16.4 min: 12.8 °C)
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Steamer Lane-Middle Peak surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-Middle Peak sea temperature is 15.0 °C (Statistics for 27 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 14.2 max: 16.4 min: 12.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Steamer Lane-Middle Peak (light winds from the SW at SHIP3291 17 km from Steamer Lane-Middle Peak). no significant swell

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17 km away, 3 h 15 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SW
15.6
15.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak this week:

The surf forecast for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Oct 28) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.6m and 13s period with a secondary swell of 0.6m and 8s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Steamer Lane-Middle Peak in the next 7 days are 1.4m 14s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Nov 03) at 4PM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.9m 4s period and expected on Sunday (Nov 01) at 7PM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Wed 28th Oct)2ft (0.6m) 13s
Best Surf 1PM (Tue 3rd Nov)4.5ft (1.3m) 14s
Most Powerful 4PM (Tue 3rd Nov)4.5ft (1.4m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak over the next 7 days.

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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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tue
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
31
Sunday
01
Monday
02
Tuesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
21210000000111112333343
T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.8
NW
0.5
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.4
NW
0.3
NW
0.3
SW
0.3
NW
0.4
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.8
NW
0.7
NW
0.6
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
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18310817567343130174914218067756460236493539493610789537
10
W
5
E
5
ESE
5
WSW
5
NE
0
ENE
10
W
5
NE
0
WSW
5
WNW
5
NNE
0
S
5
W
5
NNE
5
NE
10
NW
5
NNE
0
N
10
WNW
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
NNW
5
NE
cross-
off
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
crossglassoffglassglasscross-
off
glassglassoffcross-
off
glassoffglassglassoffglass
9:01PM
1.29
9:45AM
1.51
9:52PM
1.27
10:05AM
1.51
10:37PM
1.25
10:22AM
1.52
11:20PM
1.23
10:40AM
1.55
12:03AM
1.20
11:01AM
1.57
12:45AM
1.19
11:25AM
1.59
3:06PM
0.43
2:58AM
0.25
3:43PM
0.30
3:31AM
0.34
4:15PM
0.19
4:02AM
0.45
4:46PM
0.11
4:29AM
0.57
5:14PM
0.05
4:54AM
0.69
5:43PM
0.02
5:16AM
0.82

Note: the tide data above is for Santa Cruz, California which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Steamer Lane-Middle Peak blow from the NW

Tue
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
31
Sunday
01
Monday
02
Tuesday
03
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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6:14--6:13--6:12--6:10--6:09--6:08--6:07--6:07-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Thu afternoon, min 15°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Steamer Lane-Middle Peak Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Steamer Lane-Middle Peak can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Steamer Lane-Middle Peak surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Steamer Lane-Middle Peak) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Steamer Lane-Middle Peak may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Steamer Lane-Middle Peak is 3 km (2 miles) from Santa Cruz. If you plan a vacation in Santa Cruz, look for hotels and other accommodation in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.