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Japs Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Japs Cove Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Monday 19 Apr 2021 PDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 16.3 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.7 min: 13.1 °C)
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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 16.3 °C (Statistics for 19 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 16.7 min: 13.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Japs Cove (calm at San Pedro 4 km from Japs Cove).

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How big are the waves at Japs Cove today?

The current surf forecast for Japs Cove at 7AM is: 0.4m 21s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.7m 6s secondary swell from a West direction, 0.5m 15s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 04:00am April 19). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (PDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)21s
Afternoon (19 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)14s
Evening (19 Apr)1ft (0.3m)20s

Table - waves today at Japs Cove. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
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T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.3
SW
1.2
W
1.1
W
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.8
W
0.8
W
1.4
W
1.8
W
1.3
W
1.1
W
0.4
SW
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.7
W
0.7
W
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
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10
NW
0
SE
5
SSE
10
S
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
S
10
SE
20
ESE
20
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
10
SSE
10
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
ESE
25
ESE
20
SE
20
SSE
15
S
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
5
SSW
10
SW
15
SSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
S
10
SSE
10
SSW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
SSW
5
SSE
10
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
15
SW
15
WSW
20
WSW
10
SW
10
SSW
5
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SW
20
W
20
W
15
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
20
S
20
W
cross-
off
glassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
ononcrosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
1:30AM
1.74
7:56PM
1.48
3:11AM
1.70
7:16PM
1.55
4:47AM
1.74
7:22PM
1.65
5:57AM
1.81
7:38PM
1.79
6:56AM
1.89
8:00PM
1.94
7:49AM
1.95
8:27PM
2.11
8:41AM
1.96
8:57PM
2.26
9:33AM
1.92
10:34AM
0.63
8:59PM
1.47
11:34AM
0.56
11:26PM
1.38
12:19PM
0.48
12:26AM
1.20
12:56PM
0.42
1:12AM
0.98
1:31PM
0.39
1:56AM
0.74
2:05PM
0.41
2:40AM
0.49
2:40PM
0.47
3:26AM
0.28

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

Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
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cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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cloudy
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