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Poche Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.3

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Poche Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 07:13 Local time
Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 19 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 15
W 20
Wind State off off cross-

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Poche Beach in Orange County is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Take care of rocks and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Dana Point, 3 km from Poche Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Poche Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente, 3 km from Poche Beach.


Air temperature
4 °C

Current weather near Poche Beach

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 70 miles from Poche Beach.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Dominant period (s) 21 21 19 19

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Overall Poche Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Poche Beach Location Maps

Poche Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Poche Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Poche Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Poche Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Dana Point
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    San Clemente
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Laguna Niguel
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Laguna Beach
    9 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Newport Bay Entrance
    16 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Poche Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    52 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mountain High resort (United States)
    63 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    64 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Sunrise Ski Area (United States)
    65 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    70 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Poche Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Dana Point (United States)
    2 mi
  • Second closest city location
    San Clemente (United States)
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Juan Capistrano (United States)
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Laguna Niguel (United States)
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aliso Viejo (United States)
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Poche Beach is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Poche Beach is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Poche Beach and is 61 km (38 miles) away.
Poche Beach break location map and break info

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