56th Street Jetty-Newport
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med-period swell
Mostly Cloudy
updated 15 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, April 23 11:16 am
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 12.5 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

4.6ft 9.1 seconds 293 degrees (WNW)


-0.02 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

66°F and Mostly Cloudy with Textured-onshore (South) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:24 am Sunrise: 6:45 am | Sunset: 6:54 pm Last Light: 7:15 pm
Tides: 04:53 am (4.33ft) 11:49 am (-0.03ft) 06:29 pm (4.33ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Lumpy WNW-NW windswell (285-300) will mix with some steady, and still overlapping, S-SSW energy (180-200) on Wednesday. Winds may not be all that great...but we may see some pockets of cleaner conditions at spots with a little extra protection from the wind.
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56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Mostly Sunny
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. 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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