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Steamer Lane-The Point Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Friday 09 Dec 2022 PST
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Steamer Lane-The Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-The Point sea temperature is 11.9 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 15.7 min: 11.7 °C)
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Steamer Lane-The Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-The Point sea temperature is 11.9 °C (Statistics for 09 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 13.1 max: 15.7 min: 11.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Steamer Lane-The Point (calm at Santa Cruz 2 km from Steamer Lane-The Point).

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NNE
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Steamer Lane-The Point this week:

The surf forecast for Steamer Lane-The Point over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Dec 09) at 10PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.4m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 18s. Another secondary swell of 0.3m and 3s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Steamer Lane-The Point in the next 12 days are 5.0m 14s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Dec 12) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10PM (Fri 9th Dec)4.5ft (1.4m) 14s
Best Surf 1AM (Mon 12th Dec)16ft (5.0m) 14s
Most Powerful 1AM (Mon 12th Dec)16ft (5.0m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Steamer Lane-The Point over the next 12 days.

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Fri
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wed
21
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
3003054105443222055033222112211122210
Swell
Height Map
T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.33.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.57.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.81.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.105.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.129.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.153.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.177.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.201.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.225.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.249.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.273.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
2.4
W
3
W
3
W
3
W
5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.1
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.7
WNW
1.3
W
1.9
W
2.5
W
1.8
WNW
1.5
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
W
0.6
WNW
0.5
W
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.9
SW
1.1
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period(s) (?)12141311131313141312121111111112141313121211111313141413121313108887
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)493604484150935023555350210330219912526894082751074019802402117971333420311510512087911071397869671801281539342
Wind
(km/h)
5
SSW
20
S
45
S
15
SW
25
WSW
20
WNW
20
WSW
15
E
10
N
15
NW
5
NNE
5
SSE
10
SSW
5
SE
15
SE
25
SSE
15
E
15
ESE
20
S
10
ENE
10
ENE
10
ENE
15
NE
5
ENE
5
SW
5
NNE
0
NE
5
WNW
10
NE
10
NE
5
WNW
5
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
ENE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
oncross-
off
cross-
off
crossglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoffglassglassglassglassoffoffcross-
on
glassoffoffoffoff
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:20AM
1.29
10:29AM
1.67
2:05AM
1.27
11:04AM
1.61
2:49AM
1.26
11:41AM
1.53
3:26AM
1.25
12:24PM
1.42
3:56AM
1.27
1:15PM
1.29
4:22AM
1.31
2:18PM
1.15
4:50AM
1.37
3:38PM
1.03
5:19AM
1.47
5:15PM
0.97
5:51AM
1.57
6:56PM
0.99
6:26AM
1.69
8:19PM
1.07
7:03AM
1.80
9:24PM
1.18
7:44AM
1.91
Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:14PM
-0.16
4:54AM
1.12
5:49PM
-0.11
5:30AM
1.16
6:26PM
-0.05
6:14AM
1.17
7:04PM
0.01
7:21AM
1.15
7:45PM
0.08
8:53AM
1.09
8:28PM
0.17
10:15AM
0.96
9:14PM
0.27
11:18AM
0.78
10:02PM
0.38
12:06PM
0.56
10:53PM
0.51
12:49PM
0.33
11:44PM
0.64
1:29PM
0.09
12:34AM
0.76
2:10PM
-0.13
1:24AM
0.86

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

Fri
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wed
21
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Rain (mm)
-112117146-----8216512---1--------9----
Temp. °C1212131211111010101181010911101012121014141111111011128131311910812
Low °C1111131291010788891081089111210121199108101071011989710
Feels °C (?)107596766776766657878121189999105111185749
Sunrise--7:09--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:13--7:13--7:15--7:15--7:16--7:16--7:16
Sunset4:51--4:51--4:51--4:51--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:52--4:53--4:53--

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 42mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Very mild (max 13°C on Sat morning, min 7°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri afternoon, strong winds from the S by Sat morning).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Very mild (max 12°C on Thu morning, min 8°C on Mon afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Very mild (max 14°C on Fri morning, min 8°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Very mild (max 13°C on Mon morning, min 7°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Steamer Lane-The Point Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Steamer Lane-The Point provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Steamer Lane-The Point can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Steamer Lane-The Point 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-The Point) 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-The Point 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-The Point 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.