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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Wed, November 26 06:42 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

2ft 13.3 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

1.3ft 9.9 seconds 270 degrees (W)


-0.22 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

66°F and with Glassy-side-offshore (West) winds at 3 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

First Light: 5:12 am Sunrise: 5:34 am | Sunset: 5:44 pm Last Light: 6:06 pm
Tides: 12:07 am (3.87ft) 04:43 am (2.4ft) 10:56 am (5.54ft) 06:20 pm (-0.33ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

The WNW-NW swell will continue to very slowly drop on Wednesday while the weaker S-SSW energy (180-210) continues to hang in the background. Winds will be clean and offshore again in the morning and should stay light for most of the day. Look for biggest waves at the NW facing standouts and excellent combo breaks.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Mostly Clear
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thanksgiving Day:
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. 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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