56th Street Jetty-Newport
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long-period swell
Patches of Fog
updated 29 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Fri, August 29 03:01 am
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

4.2ft. 10.9 seconds 181 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.8ft. 5.3 seconds 268 degrees (W)


2 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

68°F and Patches of Fog with Glassy-onshore (West) winds at 3 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:27 am Sunrise: 6:48 am | Sunset: 6:56 pm Last Light: 7:17 pm
Tides: 05:30 am (1.15ft) 11:55 am (4.92ft) 06:12 pm (1.44ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday will see the energy from Marie (now 180-200) continue to back down while some smaller pulses from the SW (200-220) move up from the South Pacific. NW windswell will start to show in the mix as well but will mostly be lost in the stronger S-SW energy.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. 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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