San Clemente Pier in Orange County in Southern California is a fairly consistent beachbreak that works best on Southwest, South, and Northwest swells. Waves break both left and right here, and the surf will typically work at all tides. San Clemente Pier can produce decent surf within the range of about 1 foot to 6 feet.
Northeasterly winds at San Clemente Pier tend to produce the most ideal and offshore surf conditions.
The seabed here is mostly sand. Summer is the best season for waves at this spot.
Best Surf Conditions for San Clemente Pier
|Swell Direction||SW, S, NW|
|Ideal Surf Height||1ft to 6ft|
Surf Reports & Forecasts for San Clemente Pier
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Check out these surf reports for San Clemente Pier. It’s interesting to note how differences in thing like quality of conditions, surf height, wind, and swell direction vary between the forecasts. Depending on the spot, one report may be more accurate than another.