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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 Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Monday 16 Oct 2017 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 20.3 °C (Statistics for 16 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 18.0 max: 19.3 min: 16.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)20191818171616151514777889991816161212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)782011822702432342171841261182143632022871651271537458847713177
Wind
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20 W20
5 NW5
5 W5
20 W20
10 W10
10 SSW10
10 SW10
5 SSE5
5 SSW5
20 W20
5 WNW5
5 WSW5
25 W25
10 SE10
5 SW5
20 W20
10 N10
10 N10
20 W20
10 N10
10 N10
5 WNW5
10 NNE10
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
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glassglasscross-
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
7:55PM
1.97

8:31AM
2.04

8:40PM
1.96
8:59AM
2.10

9:20PM
1.91
9:26AM
2.12

10:01PM
1.84
9:52AM
2.13

10:41PM
1.74
10:20AM
2.10

11:24PM
1.64
10:48AM
2.05

12:10AM
1.53
11:17AM
1.97


Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:12AM
0.42

2:38PM
0.56
2:45AM
0.49

3:16PM
0.46
3:14AM
0.59

3:52PM
0.41
3:42AM
0.70

4:29PM
0.38
4:10AM
0.82

5:06PM
0.40
4:37AM
0.95

5:46PM
0.45

5:03AM
1.07


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
2928282725222222212121202120192226283231313635
Low °C
2827272522212220202119192018182125263129293533
Chill °C (?)
2928282725222222212121202120192226283231313635
Sunrise
--7:00--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:03--7:03--7:03--
Sunset
6:16--6:15--6:15--6:14--6:13--6:10--6:09--6:08-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon afternoon, min 19°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 36°C on Mon afternoon, min 18°C on Fri 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.