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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

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 15:03 Local time
Thursday 18
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
S 5
Wind State on 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.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Santa Barbara Buoy, 20 km from Cojo.


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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) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 16 16 16 16

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Overall Cojo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • 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.
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