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Manual Shore Stations

Latitude:36° 57.78’ N
Longitude:122° 0.00’ W
February 1955 to December 1997
Measurements Taken
Santa Cruz Shore Station

Each morning at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, temperatures are read on a buoy-gauge thermistor unit installed and maintained in a protective pipe on a pier piling 5.2 M below average tide.

Temperature plot for Santa Cruz Shore Station
Please note: data is no longer being manually collected at this location.
Special thanks to the SIO Manual Shore Stations program for providing data and information about these studies. For further information, please visit the SIO Manual Shore Stations website at

SoCal Map