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long-period swell
updated 57 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Fri, September 18 10:00 pm
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant W short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.7ft. 6.6 seconds 272 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

0.6ft. 16.2 seconds 202 degrees (SSW)


5.74 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

°F and with Variable-offshore () winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7804 miles 

Tides: 04:17 am (-0.2ft) 10:31 am (5.68ft) 04:35 pm (0.3ft) 10:43 pm (5.77ft)

Newport Pier
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a Small West wind swell fading and a secondary South-West long-period swell steady

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Newport Pier
Weather Forecast

Partly Cloudy then Patchy Fog
Widespread haze after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Widespread haze. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 79. Light southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning. 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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