Riviera Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C
Riviera in Orange Countyis a beach break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Pollution.
For San Clemente, California, 1 km from Riviera.
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At San Clemente, 1 km from Riviera.
At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 68 miles from Riviera.
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Overall Riviera Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July
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Visitor Reviews of Riviera
Tide stations nearest to Riviera:
- Closest tide stationSan Clemente1 mi
- Second closest tide stationDana Point7 mi
- Third closest tide stationLaguna Niguel10 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationLaguna Beach14 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationOceanside19 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Riviera:
- Closest ski areaMt Baldy (United States)55 mi
- Second closest ski areaSnow Valley (United States)65 mi
- Third closest ski areaMountain High resort (United States)67 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSunrise Ski Area (United States)68 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSnow Summit (United States)70 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Riviera:
- Closest city locationSan Clemente (United States)1 mi
- Second closest city locationDana Point (United States)7 mi
- Third closest city locationSan Juan Capistrano (United States)7 mi
- Fourth closest city locationLaguna Niguel (United States)10 mi
- Fifth closest city locationAliso Viejo (United States)13 mi
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.