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Palos Verde - Bluff Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 1.9

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Palos Verde - Bluff Cove Surf Forecast / CAL – LA County / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 PDT
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Palos Verde - Bluff Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Palos Verde - Bluff Cove sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.9 min: 13.0 °C)
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Palos Verde - Bluff Cove surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Palos Verde - Bluff Cove sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.9 min: 13.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Palos Verde - Bluff Cove (calm at Rancho Palos Verdes 3 km from Palos Verde - Bluff Cove).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Palos Verde - Bluff Cove this week:

The surf forecast for Palos Verde - Bluff Cove over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Apr 15) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 17s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 5s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Palos Verde - Bluff Cove in the next 12 days are 1.7m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Apr 21) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.3m 2s period and expected on Tuesday (Apr 20) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Thu 15th Apr)2.5ft (0.7m) 17s
Best Surf11AM (Thu 15th Apr)2.5ft (0.7m) 17s
Most Powerful 2AM (Wed 21st Apr)5.5ft (1.7m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Palos Verde - Bluff Cove over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
312203102101102103201103313323212201
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
1.7
W
1.2
W
0.4
SW
1.1
W
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.6
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.7
W
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281298258258261278112109166112103162734918413377329155931139714529347546032545936833029822916514814494
10
SSW
15
WSW
5
SSE
10
SSE
15
WSW
10
SE
10
SSE
20
WSW
5
SSE
10
N
25
W
15
WNW
10
SSW
20
WSW
10
SSE
20
SE
10
SW
10
SE
15
SE
10
WSW
10
SSE
10
SSW
20
W
5
SSE
10
S
15
WSW
5
SSE
5
S
10
WSW
5
SSE
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
SSE
10
WSW
15
W
5
SSE
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcrossoffoffcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
offcrosscross-
on
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
12:34PM
1.44
11:28PM
1.96
1:41PM
1.34
11:56PM
1.89
12:32AM
1.82
1:32AM
1.74
7:54PM
1.48
3:12AM
1.70
7:16PM
1.55
4:48AM
1.74
7:23PM
1.65
5:58AM
1.81
7:39PM
1.79
6:56AM
1.89
8:01PM
1.94
7:50AM
1.95
8:28PM
2.11
8:42AM
1.96
8:58PM
2.26
9:34AM
1.92
9:31PM
2.38
5:06PM
1.11
6:57AM
0.57
5:14PM
1.22
7:56AM
0.63
9:14AM
0.66
10:34AM
0.63
9:02PM
1.47
11:35AM
0.55
11:27PM
1.38
12:20PM
0.48
12:26AM
1.20
12:57PM
0.42
1:13AM
0.98
1:32PM
0.39
1:57AM
0.74
2:06PM
0.41
2:41AM
0.49
2:41PM
0.47
3:27AM
0.28
3:16PM
0.58
4:14AM
0.13

Note: the tide data above is for Palos Verdes Estates which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Palos Verde - Bluff Cove.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Palos Verde - Bluff Cove blow from the SE

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
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121313151514161617252724212219151516141413151513161716191919212120212120
6:22--6:20--6:20--6:18--6:18--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:09--
-7:23--7:24--7:25--7:27--7:27--7:28--7:29--7:30--7:30--7:30--7:31--7:32-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Sun afternoon, min 14°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 17°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 21°C on Sun morning, min 17°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Palos Verde - Bluff Cove Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Palos Verde - Bluff Cove provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Palos Verde - Bluff Cove can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Palos Verde - Bluff 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 (Palos Verde - Bluff 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 Palos Verde - Bluff 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.

Palos Verde - Bluff Cove is 6 km (4 miles) from the city of 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.