Venice Beach

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Venice Beach lifeguard tower
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When thinking of Los Angeles it is hard not to picture the city's iconic Venice Beach. Whilst many beaches are exactly that, and nothing else, Venice Beach is much more than that; a beach, cultural institution, vibrant community and international tourist destination to name a few. What goes on along the beach front is as important to Venice beach's character as the sand,ocean and palms trees that physically define it.

Most of what makes Venice Beach what it is goes on along Ocean Front Walk, or the Boardwalk as everybody calls it. This is where you will find the outdoor gyms of Muscle Beach, the skate parks and basketball courts. You'll also find a host of eccentric street performers that help make Venice Beach the colorful place it is; musicians, jugglers, acrobats, comedians, magicians, fortune-tellers and even the odd prophet.
As well as being a permanent circus the Boardwalk is also the place to go cruising, whether this is by skate, bike or foot

The beach itself is a three mile stretch of golden sand lined with tall palm trees. Facing into the Pacific Ocean there is often good surf to be had here, particularly at Venice Breakwater. Towards the southern end of the beach is Venice Fishing Pier. Regularly trashed by winter storms the pier is currently structurally sound.

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Venice Beach Weather Info

5 Day Venice Beach UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Venice Beach tide times & sea state

Sun 17/11 »

Surf report for Sun 17/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 6mph
13:00 3ft 15s  °  ° 4mph
19:00 2ft 14s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
High 1:29am (3.47m)
Low 4:58am (3.05m)
High 11:25am (5.39m)
Low 7:21pm (0.12m)
Daylight
First light06:00
Sunrise06:27
Sunset16:50
Dark17:16

Mon 18/11 »

Surf report for Mon 18/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 14s  °  ° 4mph
13:00 2ft 13s  °  ° 5mph
19:00 2ft 14s  °  ° 8mph
Tide times
High 2:58am (3.64m)
Low 6:29am (3.27m)
High 12:34pm (5.01m)
Low 8:31pm (0.21m)
Daylight
First light06:01
Sunrise06:28
Sunset16:49
Dark17:16

Tue 19/11 »

Surf report for Tue 19/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 13s  °  ° 4mph
13:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 7mph
19:00 4ft 15s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
High 4:03am (4.00m)
Low 8:34am (3.16m)
High 2:05pm (4.68m)
Low 9:36pm (0.25m)
Daylight
First light06:02
Sunrise06:29
Sunset16:48
Dark17:15

Wed 20/11 »

Surf report for Wed 20/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 6ft 13s  °  ° 14mph
13:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 11mph
19:00 5ft 12s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
High 4:46am (4.45m)
Low 10:11am (2.60m)
High 3:38pm (4.55m)
Low 10:32pm (0.30m)
Daylight
First light06:03
Sunrise06:30
Sunset16:48
Dark17:15

Thu 21/11 »

Surf report for Thu 21/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 4mph
13:00 4ft 12s  °  ° 5mph
19:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 3mph
Tide times
High 5:23am (4.96m)
Low 11:19am (1.82m)
High 4:57pm (4.56m)
Low 11:19pm (0.41m)
Daylight
First light06:04
Sunrise06:31
Sunset16:47
Dark17:14

Fri 22/11 »

Surf report for Fri 22/11
  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 12s  °  ° 6mph
13:00 3ft 16s  °  ° 7mph
19:00 3ft 19s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
High 5:57am (5.50m)
Low 12:14pm (0.98m)
High 6:03pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:05
Sunrise06:32
Sunset16:47
Dark17:14

Today's weather

Clear sky

16 °C
(60 °F)

Light air, 3.6 km/h from NNE

Sea temperature

17.8°C / 64.1°F

Rating

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

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