River Jetties
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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 11 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, October 8 08:12 pm
Swell Conditions:

3-5 feet with a dominant S long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 15.4 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 5.3 seconds 270 degrees (W)


4.71 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

72°F and Partly Cloudy with Glassy-side-onshore (SE) winds at 3 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

Tides: 01:27 am (0.49ft) 07:51 am (4.76ft) 01:42 pm (1.54ft) 07:33 pm (4.95ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Thursday has a South-West long-period swell steady with background South-West long-period swell steady

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Mostly Clear
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 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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