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Topic: Ocean cove launch and surf forecast?  (Read 303 times)

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Thinking to check out Ocean cove this Saturday for the 1st time. Wind and swell are looking decent. The only concern is the launch. Anyone has a good source on surf forecast could share with me? Many thanks! James


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FWIW~  most usually check NOAA and looking any more that two days in advance is setting urself up for disappointments. A four day outlook to get a general idea on whats to come, but it usually changes, due to good ol' mother nature.

So if your really lookin at Sat.....check it on thurs /fri to be sure.
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FWIW~  most usually check NOAA and looking any more that two days in advance is setting urself up for disappointments. A four day outlook to get a general idea on whats to come, but it usually changes, due to good ol' mother nature.

So if your really lookin at Sat.....check it on thurs /fri to be sure.

Yeah, for sure. Early in the week I normally laying out all the potential weekend fishable locations. As the week progress, I make adjustments according to the updated forecast. Thanks!


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Unless there is an extreme n/nw swell or overall huge swell from anywhere OC will be fine.
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Ocean Cove closed on the 1st so maybe check Timber cove instead. Saturday looks to be pretty flat at TC so you shouldn't have a problem launching there.
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Josh and I were at Timber  Cove, the rollers were big but the entry from TC was protected and no problems at all, there were 3 guys from Mendocino County there with no problems at all
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Unless there is an extreme n/nw swell or overall huge swell from anywhere OC will be fine.

Thank you!


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Ocean Cove closed on the 1st so maybe check Timber cove instead. Saturday looks to be pretty flat at TC so you shouldn't have a problem launching there.

Thanks for the info! I have no idea it is closed now.


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Josh and I were at Timber  Cove, the rollers were big but the entry from TC was protected and no problems at all, there were 3 guys from Mendocino County there with no problems at all
Bring $8.00 per kayak and leave in envelope at front.
We ended with a few rock fish, a 22 inch verm, 3 lings, 1 cabezon.

Got it! Thank you!


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Josh and I were at Timber  Cove, the rollers were big but the entry from TC was protected and no problems at all, there were 3 guys from Mendocino County there with no problems at all
Bring $8.00 per kayak and leave in envelope at front.
We ended with a few rock fish, a 22 inch verm, 3 lings, 1 cabezon.
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Ocean Cove closed on the 1st so maybe check Timber cove instead. Saturday looks to be pretty flat at TC so you shouldn't have a problem launching there.

That's right.  Good reminder that OC is closed.
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