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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 3 pm Tuesday 20 Feb 2018 PST

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 16.4 °C (Statistics for 20 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 14.4 max: 16.0 min: 13.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.2
WNW
0.2
S
0.2
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1
W
3
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1.4
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0.8
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0.3
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0.4
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0.5
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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0.3
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0.4
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0.3
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1.7
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2.3
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2.3
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4
WNW
Period(s) (?)136716181748881716161515141514148989
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)342122242422378802438554831224442414368363838117022303
Wind
(km/h)
20
WSW
5
E
10
E
15
WSW
5
WNW
10
W
35
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45
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20
NNW
20
WNW
10
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0
ENE
20
W
5
ENE
0
NNE
20
W
10
N
5
NNW
15
WSW
10
ESE
5
SSW
40
W
45
W
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

12:22AM
1.83
12:39PM
1.45

1:14AM
1.85

2:24PM
1.31
2:23AM
1.89

4:31PM
1.32
3:38AM
1.97

5:57PM
1.43

4:51AM
2.10
6:49PM
1.56

5:51AM
2.23





Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:44PM
0.76

6:56AM
0.87
6:21PM
0.90

8:28AM
0.82

7:17PM
1.03
10:05AM
0.69

8:45PM
1.13
11:19AM
0.50

10:21PM
1.13
12:16PM
0.31

11:35PM
1.05

1:02PM
0.16




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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rain showers
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Summary
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1012131312129811141213121317181818151515138
Sunrise
--6:30--6:28--6:28--6:26--6:26--6:24--6:22--
Sunset
5:42--5:43--5:44--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:46--5:47-
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Fri afternoon, min 10°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, strong winds from the W by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sun afternoon, min 12°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, strong winds from the W by Tue afternoon).

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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.