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

Overall: 3.5

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The Cove Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 14:37 Local time
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Wave (m) -
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0.4
SSE
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SSE
0.4
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Period (s) - 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
WSW 15
WSW 10
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Wind State cross cross cross cross-
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The Cove in Oahu is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of sharks,.

Hawaii, United States wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For 'Ewa Beach, 3 km from The Cove.

IS AT (local time)

The Cove Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kalaeloa Airport, 3 km from The Cove.

moderate winds from the WNW

km/h
Air temperature
27.2 °C

Current weather near The Cove

Buoy Data:

At Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI, 5 miles from The Cove.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
0.7
0.7
0.7
Dominant period (s) 8 9 8 9

All wavebuoys around The Cove

Overall The Cove Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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


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

The Cove Location Maps

The Cove Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to HAW - Oahu surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of The Cove

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Cove:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Cove:

Tide stations nearest to The Cove:

  • Closest tide station
    'Ewa Beach
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Pearl Harbor Entrance, Bishop Point, Oahu Island
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Waipahu
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Pearl Harbor, Ford Island Ferry, Oahu Island
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Waipi'o
    8 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to The Cove is Honolulu International Airport (HNL) in Usa Oahu Isl., 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Cove is Kaneohe Bay Mcaf Airport (NGF), also in Usa Oahu Isl., 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Dillingham Airport (HDH) in Usa Oahu Isl., 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Molokai Airport (MKK) in Usa Molokai Isl. is 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Lanai Airport (LNY) in Usa Lanai Isl. is the fifth nearest airport to The Cove and is 127 km (79 miles) away.
The Cove break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Cove, HAW - Oahu. 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 HAW - Oahu live weather stations and 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 The Cove.