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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 6 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, April 24 09:37 am
Swell Conditions:

2-3 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 11.1 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

4.3ft 8.3 seconds 293 degrees (WNW)


1.62 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

65°F and Partly Cloudy with Variable-side-onshore (WNW) winds at 4 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

First Light: 6:23 am Sunrise: 6:45 am | Sunset: 6:54 pm Last Light: 7:15 pm
Tides: 12:21 am (1.48ft) 06:09 am (4.43ft) 12:40 pm (-0.03ft) 07:08 pm (4.82ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Thursday will see cleaner conditions and slowly fading surf heights as our mix of WNW-NW energy (290-300) and S-SW swells (180-200) slowly start to back down. Look for fun, rideable surf at most of the better combo spots, but plan on smaller, less consistent sets as we move through the day.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

Newport Pier
Weather Forecast

Sunny, with a high near 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening. 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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