Prospect St. Newport
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long-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Sun, April 20 07:01 pm
Swell Conditions:

5-8 feet with a dominant S med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

3.3ft 16.7 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 9.9 seconds 248 degrees (WSW)


2.41 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

65°F and Clear with Variable-onshore (WSW) winds at 4 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:24 am Sunrise: 6:45 am | Sunset: 6:54 pm Last Light: 7:16 pm
Tides: 12:42 am (5.05ft) 08:17 am (-0.1ft) 03:11 pm (3.18ft) 07:24 pm (2.4ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

S swell continues to build in on Sunday (180-190) while mixing with some smaller background S-SW energy and WNW-NW swell (285-300) helping to flesh out the gaps in the bigger S swell.
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Prospect St. Newport
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Light southwest wind becoming west 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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