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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Tuesday 03 Aug 2021 PDT
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Steamer Lane-The Slot surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-The Slot sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 03 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.5 max: 16.1 min: 13.1 °C)
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Steamer Lane-The Slot surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Steamer Lane-The Slot sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 03 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 14.5 max: 16.1 min: 13.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Santa Cruz

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

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Calm
3 km/h
WSW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Steamer Lane-The Slot this week:

The surf forecast for Steamer Lane-The Slot over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Aug 03) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.9m and 16s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 12s. Another secondary swell of 0.8m and 7s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Steamer Lane-The Slot in the next 12 days are 2.3m 9s and forecast to arrive on Friday (Aug 06) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Tue 3rd Aug)3ft (0.9m) 16s
Best Surf 5AM (Fri 6th Aug)7ft (2.2m) 9s
Most Powerful 2AM (Fri 6th Aug)7.5ft (2.3m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Steamer Lane-The Slot over the next 12 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 (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
03
Wednesday
04
Thursday
05
Friday
06
Saturday
07
Sunday
08
Monday
09
Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
Thursday
12
Friday
13
Saturday
14
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
333122313233312011101212201212222222
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
2.3
NW
1.3
WNW
1.6
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.2
WNW
0.8
NW
0.5
S
0.8
WNW
0.5
S
0.9
WNW
0.5
S
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
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3573714272252282222732657542173982882752561909311210110310397147137134134121123202175171255226169167162151
10
WSW
10
WSW
0
NW
10
WSW
10
W
5
NNW
10
WSW
25
NW
10
NW
5
SW
10
W
5
NW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
5
S
10
SSW
10
SW
5
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
N
5
SW
10
WSW
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
W
0
NW
5
WSW
5
W
5
NW
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
crosscrossoncross-
on
glassononcross-
on
cross-
on
onglassononglassononglassoncross-
on
glassoncross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glass
10:12AM
1.14
7:13PM
1.59
10:49AM
1.21
7:59PM
1.65
11:18AM
1.25
8:44PM
1.69
11:43AM
1.27
9:26PM
1.73
12:06PM
1.28
10:07PM
1.73
12:29PM
1.29
10:47PM
1.72
12:53PM
1.32
11:28PM
1.66
1:19PM
1.36
12:12AM
1.58
1:48PM
1.42
1:00AM
1.45
2:20PM
1.48
1:57AM
1.30
2:56PM
1.56
3:07AM
1.15
3:38PM
1.63
4:42AM
1.04
1:33PM
1.00
2:52AM
0.07
2:25PM
1.01
3:30AM
-0.02
3:08PM
1.00
4:05AM
-0.10
3:45PM
0.97
4:38AM
-0.16
4:18PM
0.92
5:09AM
-0.20
4:52PM
0.86
5:40AM
-0.20
5:29PM
0.78
6:11AM
-0.16
6:12PM
0.70
6:44AM
-0.07
7:01PM
0.62
7:18AM
0.08
7:58PM
0.53
7:55AM
0.26
9:05PM
0.43
8:37AM
0.47
10:20PM
0.31

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 Slot.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Steamer Lane-The Slot blow from the NE

Tuesday
03
Wednesday
04
Thursday
05
Friday
06
Saturday
07
Sunday
08
Monday
09
Tuesday
10
Wednesday
11
Thursday
12
Friday
13
Saturday
14
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Thu afternoon, min 13°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 21°C on Wed afternoon, min 12°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 26°C on Fri afternoon, min 14°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Steamer Lane-The Slot Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Steamer Lane-The Slot 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 Slot can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Steamer Lane-The Slot 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 Slot) 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 Slot 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 Slot 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.