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Cojo ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Cojo Spot ID

Cojo photo


Photo credit: Klaus W. Dockhorn

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Friday, 27 November 2015, 14:41 Local time
Friday 27
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 20
NW 15
NW 10
Wind State cross-

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Cojo in Santa Barbara is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southwest.. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips and rocks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Cojo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP426, 18 km from Cojo.

fresh winds from the NNW

Air temperature
12.5 °C

Current weather near Cojo

Buoy Data:

At Santa Barbara Buoy, 12 miles from Cojo.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 17 9 10 10

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Overall Cojo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Cojo Location Maps

Cojo Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cojo:

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Wave buoys nearest to Cojo:

Tide stations nearest to Cojo:

  • Closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Oil Platform Harvest (Topex Project)
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Point Arguello
    16 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Isla Vista
    33 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Cojo:

  • Closest ski area
    Alta Sierra at Shirley Meadows (United States)
    137 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mountain High resort (United States)
    157 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    157 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sunrise Ski Area (United States)
    157 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    195 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Cojo:

  • Closest city location
    Lompoc (United States)
    13 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Orcutt (United States)
    29 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Goleta (United States)
    35 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Santa Maria (United States)
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Santa Barbara (United States)
    41 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Cojo is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cojo is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA, 126 km (78 miles) away.
  • Third is Meadows Fld (Bakersfield) Airport (BFL) in USA, 167 km (104 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA is 193 km (120 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Cojo and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
Cojo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cojo, CAL - Santa Barbara. Use the tab navigation above to view Cojo sea temperature, Cojo photographs, Cojo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cojo webcams, current wind from CAL - Santa Barbara live weather stations and Cojo tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Cojo.