56th Street Jetty-Newport
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long-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Fri, February 23 06:03 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

4ft. 6.6 seconds 274 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

1.2ft. 14.5 seconds 192 degrees (SSW)


2.59 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

55°F and Clear with Textured-side-onshore (WNW) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 02:26 am (4.72ft) 10:13 am (0.75ft) 04:47 pm (2.79ft) 08:46 pm (2.26ft)

56th Street Jetty-Newport
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a West wind swell fading with background South-West long-period swell steady

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56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Mostly Clear
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 61. Light and variable wind becoming west 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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