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Riviera ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 2.9

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Riviera Surf Forecast / CAL – Orange County / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 PST
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Riviera surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riviera sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 15.8 min: 13.6 °C)
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Riviera surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riviera sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 15.8 min: 13.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - Orange County

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Riviera (calm at San Clemente Pier 2 km from Riviera). 0.5m 13 s period swell from W

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2 h 9 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
NNE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Riviera today?

The current surf forecast for Riviera at 5AM is: 0.4m 12s primary swell from a West direction and 0.3m 13s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 03:00am February 26). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy.

Time (PST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)1.5ft (0.4m)12s
Afternoon (26 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)12s
Evening (26 Feb)1.5ft (0.5m)10s

Table - waves today at Riviera. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
01100111111111111000011
T california.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T california.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
0.3
SSW
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.4
WNW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.7
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.7
W
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.6
W
0.4
W
0.2
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
1313121212121210108119108998877171716
32504844456969491004766745147555547403720275453
5
NE
5
E
5
E
5
SW
10
W
10
W
5
W
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
ESE
5
ESE
5
SSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
NW
5
ESE
10
E
10
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
5
W
5
W
0
ENE
glassglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
on
onglass
7:55AM
1.85
9:02PM
1.32
8:34AM
1.84
9:32PM
1.40
9:14AM
1.76
1:51AM
0.35
2:49PM
-0.37
2:31AM
0.24
3:20PM
-0.34
3:13AM
0.16
3:51PM
-0.25

Note: the tide data above is for San Clemente, California which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Riviera.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Riviera blow from the NE

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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