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Hope Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Hope Cove Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.6 °C

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Monday, 22 July 2019, 10:51 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Hope Cove in South Devon is a fairly exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. Best around mid tide. Take care of rocks in the line up.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kingsbridge, 8 km from Hope Cove.

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Hope Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Start Bay Waverider, 18 km from Hope Cove.


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Current weather near Hope Cove

Buoy Data:

At Start Bay Waverider, 11 miles from Hope Cove.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 2.9 2.6 3.8 3.7

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Overall Hope Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Hope Cove:


  • The closest passenger airport to Hope Cove is Plymouth Airport (PLH) in England, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Hope Cove is Exeter Airport (EXT), also in England, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is St Mawgan (Newquai) Airport (NQY) in England, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Yeovilton Airport (YEO) in U.k. is 121 km (75 miles) away.
  • Guernsey Airport (GCI) in Guernsey Isld. is the fifth nearest airport to Hope Cove and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
Hope Cove break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Hope Cove, Devon (South). Use the tab navigation above to view Hope Cove sea temperature, Hope Cove photographs, Hope Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Hope Cove webcams, current wind from Devon (South) live weather stations and Hope Cove tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom 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 Kingdom 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 Hope Cove.