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long-period swell
updated 15 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, April 20 04:15 am
Swell Conditions:

5-7 feet with a dominant S long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 18.2 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 9.9 seconds 225 degrees (SW)


2.44 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

61°F and Clear with Glassy-side-onshore (SE) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:24 am Sunrise: 6:46 am | Sunset: 6:55 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.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Calm wind.
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. view 7-day weather forecast

River Jetties Spot Details

fair to great
Most of the time not too bad. But it can get super crowded. You see heavy crowds when the tide has swamped out the rest of North OC.
Summer, Fall, and Winter can all be equally great. Fall is the most consistent.
Sandreally shallow sand, and few rocks near the jetties
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:
works on most tides but the an incoming tide helps out more

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