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Waddell Creek ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5
Eating: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Waddell Creek Surf Forecast / CAL – Santa Cruz / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 05 May 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Waddell Creek surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waddell Creek sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.2 max: 14.2 min: 10.2 °C)
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Waddell Creek surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Waddell Creek sea temperature is 11.3 °C (Statistics for 05 May 1981-2005 - mean: 12.2 max: 14.2 min: 10.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Waddell Creek (calm at Boulder Creek 15 km from Waddell Creek).

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1 h 34 min ago

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Waddell Creek today?

The current surf forecast for Waddell Creek at 1AM is: 0.8m 12s primary swell from a West-northwest direction and 0.8m 8s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 10:00pm May 05). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)3.5ft (1.0m)12s
Afternoon (06 May)3ft (0.9m)12s
Evening (06 May)2.5ft (0.8m)11s

Table - waves today at Waddell Creek. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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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)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
1.2
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.8
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
4
WNW
3
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.4
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
3
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
3.5
NW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
2.5
WNW
3.5
NW
2.3
WNW
2.2
WNW
2.1
WNW
2
WNW
1.9
WNW
1.9
WNW
2.5
NW
1.8
WNW
1.8
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.4
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.2
WNW
1.1
WNW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
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15
NW
5
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
NNW
25
NW
30
NW
30
NW
20
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
25
NW
25
NW
35
NW
35
NW
30
NW
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
20
NW
30
NW
30
NW
25
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
30
NW
35
NW
35
NW
25
NW
15
NNW
10
NNW
5
NNE
10
NW
15
NW
25
NW
30
NW
20
NW
5
NNW
0
N
0
ENE
0
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
5
W
0
SW
0
ESE
0
NW
5
NW
5
WNW
10
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
NW
5
NNW
5
NW
10
NW
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscross
7:53PM
1.37
7:23AM
1.16
8:29PM
1.41
8:26AM
1.15
8:59PM
1.45
9:22AM
1.14
9:25PM
1.48
10:13AM
1.13
9:49PM
1.50
11:01AM
1.12
10:12PM
1.51
11:46AM
1.10
10:36PM
1.51
12:32PM
1.09
11:03PM
1.49
1:58AM
0.50
1:47PM
0.10
2:47AM
0.34
2:29PM
0.20
3:29AM
0.19
3:07PM
0.31
4:06AM
0.06
3:42PM
0.42
4:40AM
-0.04
4:16PM
0.53
5:11AM
-0.12
4:49PM
0.64
5:42AM
-0.18
5:23PM
0.73

Note: the tide data above is for Ano Nuevo Island, California which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Waddell Creek.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Waddell Creek blow from the NE

Wed
05
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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