56th Street Jetty-Newport
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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Tue, September 2 07:02 am
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant SSW long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 14.3 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 6.2 seconds 270 degrees (W)


2.69 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

69°F and with Glassy-onshore (West) winds at 2 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:25 am Sunrise: 6:46 am | Sunset: 6:55 pm Last Light: 7:16 pm
Tides: 04:27 am (3.05ft) 08:16 am (2.66ft) 03:34 pm (4.92ft) 11:27 pm (0.98ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

A new little pulse of SSW-SW swell (200-220) joins the SW swell (210-220) and NW windswell (290-300) on Tuesday. Most spots will stay about the same size but the better SW facing combo spots will see an improvement in wave consistency.
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56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Gradual Clearing
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south in the evening. view 7-day weather forecast

56th Street Jetty-Newport Spot Details

fair to great
Yes it gets crowded and the crowd can get ugly sometimes. There are a lot of guys that rip in the line-up and plenty of people shooting photos/video from the be
Summer, Fall, and Winter can all be equally great. Fall is the most consistent.
Sand, really shallow sand, though you may find a few big scattered rocks around the jetty.
Best Swell Direction:
SE-SW (160-210+) and W-NW (260-290)
Best Wind Direction:
N-NE-E, light-moderate Santa Ana winds are the best.
Best Tide:
works on most tides but the an incoming tide seems to help out the shape. It will get a little backw

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