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The Cove ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 2.2

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The Cove Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.9 °C

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Thursday, 21 November 2019, 18:31 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.5
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
ESE 30
ESE 25
ESE 25
ESE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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The Cove in North East England is a fairly exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter and spring are the best times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the north northeast. No beach break here and there is also a left hand reef break.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Watch out for rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Loftus, 7 km from The Cove.

IS AT (local time)

The Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Loftus, 6 km from The Cove.

fresh winds from the ESE

km/h
Air temperature
5.3 °C

Current weather near The Cove

Buoy Data:

At Whitby Waverider, 7 miles from The Cove.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.5
1.3
1.2
Dominant period (s) 6.7 5.9 6.3 6.3

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The Cove Location Maps

The Cove Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to The Cove:

Tide stations nearest to The Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    Loftus
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Whitby
    8 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Saltburn-by-the-Sea
    9 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Marske-by-the-Sea
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    River Tees
    17 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove is Teesside Airport (MME) in England, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove is Newcastle Airport (NCL), also in England, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in England, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • Humberside Airport (HUY) in England is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Carlisle Airport (CAX), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
The Cove break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Cove, North East England. Use the tab navigation above to view The Cove sea temperature, The Cove photographs, The Cove detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Cove webcams, current wind from North East England live weather stations and The Cove tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom 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 Kingdom 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 The Cove.