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Riviera ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Riviera Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.6 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 03:37 Local time
Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 20 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 10
NNE 10
Wind State off off off off

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Riviera in Orange Countyis a beach break that is often working. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Clemente, California, 1 km from Riviera.

IS AT (local time)

Riviera Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente, 1 km from Riviera.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Riviera

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 68 miles from Riviera.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 12 12 12 21

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Overall Riviera Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Riviera Location Maps

Riviera Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Riviera:

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Wave buoys nearest to Riviera:

Tide stations nearest to Riviera:

  • Closest tide station
    San Clemente
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Dana Point
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Laguna Niguel
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Laguna Beach
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    19 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Riviera:

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

Town and city forecasts close to Riviera:

  • Closest city location
    San Clemente (United States)
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Dana Point (United States)
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Juan Capistrano (United States)
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Laguna Niguel (United States)
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aliso Viejo (United States)
    13 mi
Riviera break location map and break info

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