56th Street Jetty-Newport
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long-period swell
updated 24 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, July 23 11:27 pm
Swell Conditions:

2-3 feet with a dominant S short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1ft 18.2 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 6.7 seconds 270 degrees (W)


2.81 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

68°F and with Variable-onshore (West) winds at 5 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:31 am Sunrise: 6:53 am | Sunset: 7:02 pm Last Light: 7:24 pm
Tides: 02:31 am (-0.16ft) 08:56 am (3.77ft) 01:41 pm (2.17ft) 07:53 pm (5.91ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Short-period WNW-NW windswell (285-300...with most of the energy hitting spots exposed to the pure 295-300 degree swell direction) will be slowly building throughout the day. Do not expect to see much quality surf from this new energy but it could at least keep things rideable at the top breaks.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. 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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