Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Cool and Dry in the East; Turning Stormy in the Northwest

Much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the East Coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rain and high elevation snow. Northern California will benefit from rainfall this week that will aid firefighters given the recent large wildfires. Read More >

Current conditions at

KE6AFE Santa Cruz (AP803)

Lat: 36.98217°NLon: 122.01533°WElev: 89ft.

NA

54°F

12°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 17 Oct 6:40 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Santa Cruz CA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Light and variable wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. East northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light south southwest wind becoming west 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Santa Cruz CA
 36.97°N 122.03°W (Elev. 69 ft)
3:31 am PDT Oct 17, 2017
6am PDT Oct 17, 2017-6pm PDT Oct 23, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database