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Stockton Avenue ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Stockton Avenue Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2020, 03:30 Local time
Thursday 02
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
Wind State cross-
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Stockton Avenue in Santa Cruz is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Best around low tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Take care of locals and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Cruz, California, 3 km from Stockton Avenue.

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Stockton Avenue Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santa Cruz, 0 km from Stockton Avenue.


Air temperature
7 °C

Current weather near Stockton Avenue

Overall Stockton Avenue Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


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Stockton Avenue Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to Stockton Avenue:

  • Closest tide station
    Santa Cruz
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Live Oak
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Rio Del Mar
    8 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Elkhorn Slough, Highway 1 Bridge
    17 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Stockton Avenue is Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Stockton Avenue is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 80 km (50 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 Stockton Avenue and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
Stockton Avenue break location map and break info

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