Waddell Creek
Current Conditions

*Peak Swell Height this Week:

long-period swell
updated 7 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, January 20 04:14 pm
Swell Conditions:

5-6 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

8.2ft. 11.6 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

3.4ft. 11.3 seconds 304 degrees (NW)


-1.4 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

57°F and Overcast with Glassy-side-onshore (WNW) winds at 2 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:8 miles 

Tides: 02:42 am (2.56ft) 08:55 am (6.92ft) 04:21 pm (-1.41ft) 11:01 pm (4.33ft)

Waddell Creek
Surf Forecast Overview

Sunday has a West-North-West med-period swell on the rise with background South long-period swell steady

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Waddell Creek
Weather Forecast

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 58. West northwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
M.L.King Day:
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10pm, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Low around 50. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 29 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New prview 7-day weather forecast

Waddell Creek Spot Details

fun to good
people escaping the heavy lineups of Santa Cruz
year round but best in summer and fall
sand and reefs
Best Swell Direction:
will pick up NW to S, likes smaller swells
Best Wind Direction:
E or no wind
Best Tide:
high tide

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