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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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  1. Surf Report 6/18: 2-3' Knee to waist high Modest SSW swell for exposures. Minor NW wind swell. Poor to Fair conditions
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Actual: 16 min ago

Calm
3.2 km/h
WNW
Clean
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Japs Cove Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Monday 18 Jun 2018 PDT

Japs Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Japs Cove sea temperature is 18.7 °C (Statistics for 18 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 16.8 max: 18.3 min: 15.4 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.3
WNW
0.4
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0.5
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0.3
S
0.3
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0.3
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0.5
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0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
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0.3
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Period(s) (?)141414141313131211810181816111515141416161515
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)8151484735163328242246575448584742413745444039
Wind
(km/h)
10
WSW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
SSE
10
SSW
15
WSW
10
SSE
10
S
15
SW
5
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10
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15
WSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
15
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSW
5
SSW
10
SSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
2:04AM
1.86

4:10PM
1.81
3:25AM
1.68

5:05PM
1.90
4:54AM
1.56

5:53PM
1.99

6:16AM
1.51
6:34PM
2.06

7:25AM
1.50









Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:23PM
1.14
9:09AM
0.40

9:58PM
1.08
10:07AM
0.54

11:25PM
0.93
11:03AM
0.67

12:33AM
0.76
11:54AM
0.78

1:27AM
0.59
12:40PM
0.87









Note: the tide data above is for Rancho Palos Verdes which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Japs Cove.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Japs Cove blow from the NNE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1517212021242322232323242221211919201920212019
Sunrise
-5:41--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43--5:43
Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 15°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 18°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Japs Cove Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Japs Cove provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Japs Cove can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Japs Cove surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Japs Cove) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Japs Cove may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Japs Cove is 5 km (3 miles) from Rancho Palos Verdes. If you plan a vacation in Los Angeles County, look for hotels and other accommodation in Rancho Palos Verdes. Rancho Palos Verdes has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.