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Rincon - The Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rincon - The Cove Spot ID

Rincon sunrise., Rincon - The Cove photo

Rincon - The Cove

Photo credit: Steve Leckie

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.8 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2020, 11:38 Local time
Saturday 28
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 18 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
glass cross cross-

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Rincon - The Cove in Ventura County is a reasonably exposed point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the north northwest. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks, locals, parking lot thieves and sharks.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rincon Island, California, 4 km from Rincon - The Cove.

IS AT (local time)

Rincon - The Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ojai, 15 km from Rincon - The Cove.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Rincon - The Cove

Overall Rincon - The Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March


Surf stats for Rincon - The Cove: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Rincon - The Cove: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Rincon - The Cove Location Maps

Rincon - The Cove Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Rincon - The Cove:

Tide stations nearest to Rincon - The Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    Rincon Island
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Rincon Island, Mussel Shoals
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Santa Barbara
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Rincon - The Cove is Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD) in USA, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rincon - The Cove is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR), also in USA, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Vandenberg Afb (Lompoc) Airport (VBG) in USA, 108 km (67 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA is 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Rincon - The Cove and is 116 km (72 miles) away.
Rincon - The Cove break location map and break info

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