River Jetties
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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Mon, September 22 11:17 am
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

1.6ft 14.3 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.3ft 6.2 seconds 270 degrees (W)


3.52 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

73°F and with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:19 am Sunrise: 6:39 am | Sunset: 6:48 pm Last Light: 7:09 pm
Tides: 02:52 am (0.52ft) 09:03 am (4.95ft) 02:58 pm (1.08ft) 09:00 pm (5.28ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Monday will see a mix of small S-SW swells (180-210) and some minor local NW windwell (290-300). Most spots will be on the small soft side with just a few of the better standout combo breaks pulling in some slightly faster lines.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light 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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