uk es it fr pt nl
Abalone Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 1.5

See all 18 ratings

Based on 2 votes. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Abalone Cove Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.1 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 00:02 Local time
Tuesday 10
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 7 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
ESE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Abalone Cove in LA County is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left breaking reef. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks and locals.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rancho Palos Verdes, 1 km from Abalone Cove.

IS AT (local time)

Abalone Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rancho Palos Verdes, 2 km from Abalone Cove.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Abalone Cove

Buoy Data:

At San Pedro, CA, 9 miles from Abalone Cove.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 10 7 7 7

All wavebuoys around Abalone Cove

Overall Abalone Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Abalone Cove: see the swell variation by month.

Abalone cove.wind.statistics.decemberSw.animatedSw.label.animated

Wind stats for Abalone Cove: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Abalone Cove Location Maps

Abalone Cove Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Abalone CoveShoreline around Abalone CoveRoads and rivers around Abalone Cove

Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - LA County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Abalone Cove

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Abalone Cove:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Abalone Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Abalone Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    Rancho Palos Verdes
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Palos Verdes Estates
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Cabrillo Beach
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Los Angeles
    6 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Abalone Cove is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Abalone Cove is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA is 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Abalone Cove and is 51 km (32 miles) away.
Abalone Cove break location map and break info

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