Prospect St. Newport
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med-period swell
updated 11 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, July 31 06:42 pm
Swell Conditions:

2+ feet with a dominant S med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.3ft 12.5 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

2.3ft 6.7 seconds 248 degrees (WSW)


2.08 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

75°F and with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 9 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:31 am Sunrise: 6:53 am | Sunset: 7:02 pm Last Light: 7:24 pm
Tides: 06:15 am (0.72ft) 12:52 pm (4.43ft) 06:38 pm (2.07ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

More SW swell (210-220) will help to prop up wave heights on Thursday while select SE facing beaches see the last of the tropical SE swell (160-170). Look for some NW windswell (290-300) hanging in the background at the best combo spots. Overall wave heights will be about the same but plan on the standout spots to shift around to the more SW direction.
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Prospect St. Newport
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 72. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. view 7-day weather forecast

Prospect St. Newport Spot Details

fair to great
Most of the year it is not a problem, but during big combo swell and the summer months it can get a little claustrophobic.
Summer, Fall, and Winter can all be equally great. Fall is the most consistent.
Shifting sandbars.
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:
Closer to the low tide when the tide is pushing in. High tides over 4-5 feet cause it to get a bit b

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