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Japs Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Japs Cove Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Sunday, 7 February 2016, 07:06 Local time
Sunday 07
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
0.7
WNW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
N 10
W 15
W
Wind State off off cross cross

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Japs Cove in Los Angeles Countyis a reef break that has inconsistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Sometimes crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rancho Palos Verdes, 5 km from Japs Cove.

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Japs Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Pedro, 3 km from Japs Cove.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Japs Cove

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 42 miles from Japs Cove.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
0.9
0.9
0.9
Dominant period (s) 12 13 14 14

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Overall Japs Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Japs Cove, CAL - LA County. Use the tab navigation above to view Japs Cove sea temperature, Japs Cove photographs, Japs Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Japs Cove webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Japs Cove 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 Japs Cove.


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