Steamer Lane

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Wave height* 3ft
Wave period 11secs
Swell direction 119.9 °
Wind direction 150 °
Wind speed 15mph
Sea temp 14.4°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, May 26, 2018
19:00-00:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
18 °C

Tomorrow, May 27, 2018
12:00-18:00

Fair

Fair
24 °C

Sun 27/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 8mph
11:00 2ft 11s  °  ° 12mph
17:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
High 04:58am (5.17m)
Low 11:15am (1.07m)
High 05:27pm (5.17m)
Low 11:38pm (1.11m)
Daylight
First light05:22
Sunrise05:52
Sunset20:18
Dark20:48
swell chart

Mon 28/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 6mph
11:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 9mph
20:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
High 05:45am (5.22m)
Low 12:00pm (0.99m)
High 06:08pm (5.25m)
Daylight
First light05:21
Sunrise05:51
Sunset20:19
Dark20:49
swell chart

Tue 29/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 11s  °  ° 11mph
17:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 12:22am (1.02m)
High 06:24am (5.22m)
Low 12:42pm (0.98m)
High 06:42pm (5.29m)
Daylight
First light05:21
Sunrise05:51
Sunset20:19
Dark20:49
swell chart

Wed 30/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
17:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 01:03am (1.02m)
High 06:57am (5.21m)
Low 01:19pm (1.04m)
High 07:14pm (5.33m)
Daylight
First light05:20
Sunrise05:50
Sunset20:20
Dark20:50
swell chart

Thu 31/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 01:39am (1.06m)
High 07:29am (5.18m)
Low 01:52pm (1.13m)
High 07:45pm (5.34m)
Daylight
First light05:20
Sunrise05:50
Sunset20:21
Dark20:51
swell chart

Fri 01/06 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 14mph
20:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 22mph
Tide times
Low 02:12am (1.15m)
High 08:02am (5.14m)
Low 02:23pm (1.26m)
High 08:18pm (5.32m)
Daylight
First light05:19
Sunrise05:49
Sunset20:21
Dark20:52
swell chart

Sat 02/06 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 02:43am (1.28m)
High 08:36am (5.05m)
Low 02:51pm (1.41m)
High 08:53pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light05:19
Sunrise05:49
Sunset20:22
Dark20:52
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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