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204 ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.4

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204 Spot ID

204 photo


Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 20:46 Local time
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 16 5 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
S 15
S 10
Wind State cross-

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204 in Orange County is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Clemente, California, 4 km from 204.

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204 Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Clemente Pier, 4 km from 204.

wind obs. (18 kph from 78 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near 204

Overall 204 Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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204 Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to 204 is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 204 is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Riverside Muni Airport (RAL) in USA, 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • March Arb (Riverside) Airport (RIV) in USA is 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 204 and is 62 km (39 miles) away.
204 break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for 204, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view 204 sea temperature, 204 photographs, 204 detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 204 webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and 204 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 204.