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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: 21.6 °C

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 06:12 Local time
Tuesday 28
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Wave (m) 0.5
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0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 14 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 10
WSW 20
WSW 15
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Wind State glass cross-
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Riviera in Orange Countyis a beach break that has very consistent waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. When it's working here, it can get crowded. 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.

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Riviera Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente, 1 km from Riviera.

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Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Riviera

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 68 miles from Riviera.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
1.3
1.2
1.1
Dominant period (s) 15 15 16 15

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Overall Riviera Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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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
    Oceanside
    19 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Riviera:

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

Town and city forecasts close to Riviera:

  • Closest city location
    San Clemente
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Dana Point
    7 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Juan Capistrano
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Laguna Niguel
    10 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Aliso Viejo
    13 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Riviera is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Riviera is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV) in USA, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Riviera and is 68 km (42 miles) away.
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.