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Venice Breakwater ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Venice Breakwater Spot ID

Finally a decent wave!, Venice Breakwater photo

Venice Breakwater

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Type: beach/Breakwaters

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Thursday, 9 April 2020, 19:16 Local time
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Venice Breakwater in LA County is an exposed beach/Breakwaters break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is falling. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks, locals, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Marina del Rey, 2 km from Venice Breakwater.

IS AT (local time)

Venice Breakwater Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Venice, 3 km from Venice Breakwater.


light rain
Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Venice Breakwater

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Bay, CA, 12 miles from Venice Breakwater.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 15 15 17 17

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Overall Venice Breakwater Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Venice Breakwater: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Venice Breakwater: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Venice Breakwater Location Maps

Venice Breakwater Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Venice Breakwater:

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Wave buoys nearest to Venice Breakwater:

Tide stations nearest to Venice Breakwater:

  • Closest tide station
    Marina del Rey
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Santa Monica
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    El Segundo, Santa Monica Bay
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Manhattan Beach
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Las Flores
    10 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Venice Breakwater is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Venice Breakwater is Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Venice Breakwater and is 62 km (39 miles) away.
Venice Breakwater break location map and break info

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