Steamer Lane

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Wave height* 3ft
Wave period 13secs
Swell direction 110.7 °
Wind direction 111.5 °
Wind speed 4mph
Sea temp 14.4°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, December 9, 2018
13:00-18:00

Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy
13 °C

Tomorrow, December 10, 2018
12:00-18:00

Fair

Fair
13 °C

Sun 09/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 5mph
13:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 4mph
19:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 4mph
Tide times
Low 01:15am (1.31m)
High 07:06am (5.49m)
Low 01:36pm (1.33m)
High 07:23pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:41
Sunrise07:10
Sunset16:51
Dark17:20
swell chart

Mon 10/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 17s  °  ° 5mph
13:00 5ft 16s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 01:46am (1.48m)
High 07:39am (5.41m)
Low 02:07pm (1.50m)
High 07:58pm (5.08m)
Daylight
First light06:42
Sunrise07:11
Sunset16:51
Dark17:20
swell chart

Tue 11/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 14s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 16mph
19:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 02:14am (1.67m)
High 08:14am (5.25m)
Low 02:37pm (1.71m)
High 08:35pm (4.89m)
Daylight
First light06:43
Sunrise07:11
Sunset16:51
Dark17:20
swell chart

Wed 12/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 12s  °  ° 12mph
13:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 12mph
19:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 02:44am (1.89m)
High 08:51am (5.04m)
Low 03:10pm (1.93m)
High 09:14pm (4.67m)
Daylight
First light06:43
Sunrise07:12
Sunset16:52
Dark17:20
swell chart

Thu 13/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 18s  °  ° 7mph
13:00 4ft 17s  °  ° 4mph
19:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 3mph
Tide times
Low 03:19am (2.11m)
High 09:31am (4.82m)
Low 03:50pm (2.12m)
High 09:59pm (4.48m)
Daylight
First light06:44
Sunrise07:13
Sunset16:52
Dark17:21
swell chart

Fri 14/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 3mph
13:00 4ft 16s  °  ° 19mph
19:00 5ft 15s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 04:03am (2.31m)
High 10:18am (4.64m)
Low 04:41pm (2.27m)
High 10:54pm (4.36m)
Daylight
First light06:45
Sunrise07:13
Sunset16:52
Dark17:21
swell chart

Sat 15/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
Tide times
Low 05:02am (2.44m)
High 11:16am (4.53m)
Low 05:44pm (2.32m)
Daylight
First light06:45
Sunrise07:14
Sunset16:52
Dark17:21
swell chart

About Steamer Lane

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Best known of the Santa Cruz spots. 'The Lane' is a variety of quality reef breaks and point-breaks.
Owing to its consistency and the fact it is sheltered from NW winds Steamer Lanes is one of them most crowded spots on the coast

<p>Steamer Lane picks up pretty much any swell going but has the bonus of facing due south so is offshore in the prevailing NW winds. As an extra bonus the swell is a little more ordered as it wraps around the point and further polished by the kelp beneath.</p>

<p>The main spots at the Lane are:<br />
<b>Middle Peak</b><br />
Series of inner and outer reefs that hold almost any size. Steep drops and shortish rides are the order of the day. The left is a little better but there is a potential for taking a beating getting caught on the inside.</p>

<p><b>The Point</b><br />
Right-hander breaking off the point by the lighthouse. Gets hollow, heavy and busy.</p>

<p><b>The Slot</b><br />
Thick, hollow wedging right that breaks in front of the cliffs and jump off spot.</p>

<p><b>Indicators</b><br />
This is another right point break but on its day significantly better than the outside point. A performance wave, Indicators plays host to some of the World’s best surfers when it’s on - so don’t bank on getting too many waves!</p>

<p>The Steamer Lane spots work on a variety of swells with NW being better for Middle Peak and Indicators, W for the slot and the point being best on a South swell</p>

Wave info

Set up: Lefts and rights
Size range: 3 to 15
Nearest town:
Best tide: Mid and high tide
Length of ride: Average

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