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Rivoli Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Rivoli Bay Surf Guide

Rivoli Bay on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach/pier break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Rivoli Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/pierIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rivoli Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rivoli Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Rivoli Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rivoli Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in July while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rivoli Bay Location Map

Interactive Rivoli Bay surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Rivoli Bay is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 312 km (194 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Rivoli Bay is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 395 km (245 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Rivoli Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 11:26 Local Time
Saturday 06
7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM
Wave (m) 2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 15
SE 30
SSE 35
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on on

Swell History at Rivoli Bay

Surf stats for Rivoli Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Rivoli Bay

Wind stats for Rivoli Bay, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Rivoli Bay. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    14km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s44.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    42km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    43km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rivoli Bay: