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short-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Wed, July 23 08:53 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant SSW wind swell.

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 6.7 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1ft 12.5 seconds 270 degrees (W)


3.78 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

73°F and with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 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.
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Newport Pier
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. view 7-day weather forecast

Newport Pier Spot Details

mellow most days but can get good on the right swell
Yeah most of the time there is a crowd. You can still get a few waves if you are patient but expect
Fall, Winter and early Spring. It is usually more consistent in the winter but cleaner in the fall.
Best Swell Direction:
Short-medium period W swell (260-280) and a touch of S swell.
Best Wind Direction:
N-NE-E, light-moderate Santa Ana winds are the best.
Best Tide:
lower tides are better

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