River Jetties
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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 26 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sat, November 22 08:29 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.6ft 10.5 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

3ft 7.1 seconds 293 degrees (WNW)


6.24 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

68°F and Partly Cloudy with Variable-onshore (West) winds at 5 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

First Light: 5:11 am Sunrise: 5:33 am | Sunset: 5:42 pm Last Light: 6:04 pm
Tides: 01:50 am (1.67ft) 08:10 am (6.27ft) 03:13 pm (-0.72ft) 09:33 pm (4.04ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Saturday will see a smaller mix of leftover W swell and some short-period WNW-NW energy (280-300). Small S-SW background energy will be on the buoys, but not really on the beaches, as we move through the day.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Mostly Sunny
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. 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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