Steamer Lane

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Wave height* 4ft
Wave period 12secs
Swell direction 127.2 °
Wind direction 179.6 °
Wind speed 23mph
Sea temp 14.4°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, February 21, 2019
20:00-00:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
7 °C

Tomorrow, February 22, 2019
12:00-18:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
11 °C

Thu 21/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 21mph
13:00 4ft 11s  °  ° 21mph
19:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 23mph
Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:21
Sunrise06:48
Sunset17:55
Dark18:21
swell chart

Fri 22/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 13mph
13:00 3ft 14s  °  ° 8mph
19:00 2ft 13s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:20
Sunrise06:46
Sunset17:56
Dark18:22
swell chart

Sat 23/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 13s  °  ° 7mph
13:00 2ft 12s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 2ft 13s  °  ° 12mph
Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:19
Sunrise06:45
Sunset17:57
Dark18:23
swell chart

Sun 24/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 13s  °  ° 7mph
13:00 1ft 13s  °  ° 7mph
19:00 1ft 12s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:18
Sunrise06:44
Sunset17:58
Dark18:24
swell chart

Mon 25/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 1ft 12s  °  ° 8mph
13:00 1ft 12s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 3ft 10s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:16
Sunrise06:42
Sunset17:59
Dark18:25
swell chart

Tue 26/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 20mph
13:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 21mph
19:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 06:01am (2.28m)
High 12:18pm (4.26m)
Low 06:40pm (2.38m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:41
Sunset18:00
Dark18:26
swell chart

Wed 27/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
Tide times
High 01:12am (4.30m)
Low 07:36am (2.38m)
High 01:59pm (4.26m)
Low 08:20pm (2.33m)
Daylight
First light06:14
Sunrise06:40
Sunset18:00
Dark18:26
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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