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Venice Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Venice Pier Surf Guide

Venice Pier in Los Angeles County is a sandbar break. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely

Venice Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Venice Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Venice Pier occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Venice Pier sea temperature, Venice Pier photographs, Venice Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Venice Pier webcams, current wind from CAL - LA County live weather stations and Venice Pier 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 Pier

Venice Pier Surf:

Monday, 25 May 2020, 06:32 Local time
Sunday 24
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
SSW 15
SW 15
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Tide Times:

For Marina del Rey, 2 km from Venice Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Venice Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Redondo Beach, 16 km from Venice Pier.


Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Venice Pier

Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
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All wavebuoys around Venice Pier

Overall Venice Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


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

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

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Venice Pier Location Maps

Venice Pier Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - LA County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Venice Pier

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Venice Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Venice Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Venice Pier:

  • 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
    King Harbor, Santa Monica Bay
    10 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Venice Pier is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Venice Pier 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, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA is 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Point Mugu Nas Airport (NTD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Venice Pier and is 62 km (39 miles) away.
Venice Pier break location map and break info