56th Street Jetty-Newport
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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Fri, April 18 08:40 am
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 13.3 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 9.9 seconds 270 degrees (W)


1.22 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

62°F and Overcast with Glassy-side-onshore (SE) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:2 miles 

First Light: 6:25 am Sunrise: 6:46 am | Sunset: 6:55 pm Last Light: 7:16 pm
Tides: 06:11 am (-0.46ft) 12:34 pm (3.48ft) 05:23 pm (1.71ft) 11:49 pm (5.35ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Southern Hemi swells (180-220) will continue to linger-hold as we move into Friday. Look for some increasing but still relatively small WNW-NW energy (285-300) to hang in the background. S facing spots will continue to see the bigger sizes while the combo spots continue to have rideable shape-size as well.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

56th Street Jetty-Newport
Weather Forecast

Chance Drizzle
Patchy drizzle before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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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