Coves ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Coves Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(New Georgia, Solomon Islands)


Coves Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.3 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 12:55 Local time

Friday 27
8AM 11AM 2PM 5PM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
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Coves in New Georgia is an exposed reef break that has very consistent waves. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of coral and sharks.

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Live Weather:

At Munda-New Georgia, 32 km from Coves.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
29.8 °C

Current weather near Coves

Overall Coves Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Coves:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Kundu Kundu 17 mi
Second closest break Lavata 19 mi
Third closest break Mbirimbiri 20 mi
Fourth closest break Skull Island 22 mi
Fifth closest break Despretes 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Coves:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 3449 mi
Second closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 3520 mi
Third closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 3550 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 3565 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 3974 mi

Tide stations nearest to Coves:

Closest tide station Nususonga 20 mi
Second closest tide station Blackett Strait 34 mi
Third closest tide station Viru 35 mi
Fourth closest tide station Lolomo Passage 43 mi
Fifth closest tide station Gizo Anchorage 45 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Coves:

Closest ski area Selwyn Snowfields (Australia) 1966 mi
Second closest ski area Perisher (Australia) 1999 mi
Third closest ski area Charlotte Pass (Australia) 2002 mi
Fourth closest ski area Thredbo (Australia) 2008 mi
Fifth closest ski area Mount Buffalo (Australia) 2050 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Coves:

Closest city location Honiara (Solomon Islands) 194 mi
Second closest city location Arawa (Papua New Guinea) 203 mi
Third closest city location Kokopo (Papua New Guinea) 451 mi
Fourth closest city location Popondetta (Papua New Guinea) 616 mi
Fifth closest city location Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) 693 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Coves is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM) in Papua New Guinea, which is 1105 km (686 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Coves is Nadzab Airport (LAE), also in Papua New Guinea, 1182 km (734 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Coves, New Georgia. Use the tab navigation above to view Coves sea temperature, Coves photographs, Coves detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Coves webcams, current wind from New Georgia live weather stations and Coves tide predictions. The Solomon Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands 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 Coves.


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