56th Street Jetty-Newport
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short-period swell
updated 21 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sat, February 28 12:55 pm
Swell Conditions:

2-4 feet with a dominant SW short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

4.3ft 7.1 seconds 225 degrees (SW)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 14.3 seconds 270 degrees (W)


-0.18 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

61°F and Rain with Bumpy-side-onshore (West) winds at 14 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 5:38 am Sunrise: 5:59 am | Sunset: 6:08 pm Last Light: 6:29 pm
Tides: 05:42 am (4.99ft) 12:54 pm (-0.2ft) 07:23 pm (3.81ft)

56th Street Jetty-Newport
Surf Forecast Overview

Saturday has a Small South-West med-period swell steady and a secondary West windswell fading

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56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Slight Chc Showers
This Afternoon:
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.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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