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Kellys Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Kellys Cove

Photo credit: Surf DEVO

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Saturday, 4 April 2020, 20:32 Local time
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 15
SW 20
SSW 30
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Kellys Cove in SF Marin is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east with some shelter here from northwest winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include rocks, locals and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ocean Beach, California, 1 km from Kellys Cove.

IS AT (local time)

Kellys Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Francisco, 1 km from Kellys Cove.


Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Kellys Cove

Buoy Data:

At San Francisco Bar, 7 miles from Kellys Cove.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.6
Dominant period (s) 14 5 5 14

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Overall Kellys Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


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

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

Kellys Cove Location Maps

Kellys Cove Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Kellys Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Kellys Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    Ocean Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ocean Beach, outer coast
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Point Bonita, Bonita Cove, San Francisco Bay
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    San Francisco
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    San Francisco
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Kellys Cove is San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in USA, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kellys Cove is Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK), also in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Moffett Federal Afld (Mountain View) Airport (NUQ) in USA, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Norman Y Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in USA is 69 km (43 miles) away.
  • Travis Afb (Fairfield) Airport (SUU), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kellys Cove and is 75 km (47 miles) away.
Kellys Cove break location map and break info

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