Santa Cruz County Weather


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Weather Alert

High Surf Advisory
Effective: 2024-02-28 14:57:00-08:00
Expires: 2024-02-28 23:00:00-08:00
WHAT...Large breaking waves of 15 to 20 feet along exposed, west-facing beaches.
WHERE... San Francisco; Coastal North Bay Including Point Reyes National Seashore; San Fransisco Peninsula Coast; Northern Monterey Bay; Southern Monterey Bay and Big Sur Coast

Santa Cruz Current Conditions Map

NOAA Satellite Images

Active CalFire Incidents

County
Incident Name
Location
Acres Burned
% Contained
Updated
Alameda
test
0 / 0
01/31/2024
San Bernardino
Gas Line Rd
10 / 0
02/25/2024
Siskiyou
Klamath and Scott Rivers
0 / 0
09/05/2023

Earthquakes in California in the Last 72 Hours

Use our guide to get ready for the big one.

Time
Description
USGS Page
02/29/2024 12:24 a.m.
M 2.9 - 9 km NE of Round Valley, Inyo County, CA
02/28/2024 6:25 p.m.
M 3.8 - 0 km ESE of Discovery Bay, Contra Costa County, CA
02/28/2024 4:46 p.m.
M 2.8 - 3 km NW of Shasta Lake, Shasta County, CA
02/28/2024 2:59 p.m.
M 2.6 - 11 km E of Julian, San Diego County, CA
02/27/2024 2:53 p.m.
M 3.1 - 18 km N of Borrego Springs, San Diego County, CA
02/27/2024 12:39 a.m.
M 2.7 - 5 km NNE of Corralitos, Santa Cruz County, CA
02/26/2024 4:49 a.m.
M 2.7 - 36 km W of Petrolia, Humboldt County, CA

5 Day Forecast for the Santa Cruz Region

Wednesday, February 28 2024 1
4 PM
61°     Wind SW 4.5 mph    clear sky
7 PM
54°     Wind NW 1.2 mph    few clouds
10 PM
49°     Wind N 1.8 mph    few clouds
Thursday, February 29 2024 4
1 AM
48°     Wind W 1.7 mph    broken clouds
4 AM
49°     Wind S 1.9 mph    broken clouds
7 AM
50°     Wind S 6.2 mph    light rain
10 AM
52°     Wind S 13.5 mph    light rain
1 PM
51°     Wind S 16.8 mph    light rain
4 PM
52°     Wind S 14.6 mph    light rain
7 PM
52°     Wind SW 9.7 mph    light rain
10 PM
50°     Wind SW 10.2 mph    light rain
Friday, March 01 2024 12
1 AM
49°     Wind SW 11.4 mph    light rain
4 AM
49°     Wind SW 12.6 mph    light rain
7 AM
49°     Wind SW 13.3 mph    light rain
10 AM
50°     Wind SW 14.0 mph    light rain
1 PM
50°     Wind SW 13.9 mph    light rain
4 PM
50°     Wind SW 18.0 mph    light rain
7 PM
50°     Wind SW 20.5 mph    light rain
10 PM
50°     Wind SW 21.3 mph    light rain
Saturday, March 02 2024 20
1 AM
48°     Wind SW 16.6 mph    light rain
4 AM
47°     Wind W 14.7 mph    moderate rain
7 AM
45°     Wind W 13.5 mph    light rain
10 AM
43°     Wind W 11.2 mph    light rain
1 PM
48°     Wind W 14.7 mph    light rain
4 PM
48°     Wind W 15.2 mph    light rain
7 PM
43°     Wind W 6.9 mph    light rain
10 PM
43°     Wind W 6.4 mph    light rain
Sunday, March 03 2024 28
1 AM
41°     Wind NW 5.5 mph    light rain
4 AM
40°     Wind N 3.8 mph    light rain
7 AM
40°     Wind E 3.5 mph    scattered clouds
10 AM
48°     Wind SE 1.8 mph    scattered clouds
1 PM
49°     Wind SW 3.8 mph    light rain
4 PM
51°     Wind SW 5.7 mph    broken clouds
7 PM
45°     Wind NW 5.5 mph    broken clouds
10 PM
43°     Wind NE 2.4 mph    scattered clouds
Monday, March 04 2024 36
1 AM
43°     Wind E 3.4 mph    clear sky
4 AM
42°     Wind E 3.5 mph    clear sky
7 AM
43°     Wind E 5.2 mph    overcast clouds
10 AM
48°     Wind SE 5.8 mph    overcast clouds
1 PM
52°     Wind S 8.4 mph    overcast clouds
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