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med-period swell
updated 22 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Tue, September 2 11:54 am
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant SSW long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2ft 14.3 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 5.6 seconds 293 degrees (WNW)


3.69 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

77°F and with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:25 am Sunrise: 6:46 am | Sunset: 6:55 pm Last Light: 7:16 pm
Tides: 04:27 am (3.05ft) 08:16 am (2.66ft) 03:34 pm (4.92ft) 11:27 pm (0.98ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

A new little pulse of SSW-SW swell (200-220) joins the SW swell (210-220) and NW windswell (290-300) on Tuesday. Most spots will stay about the same size but the better SW facing combo spots will see an improvement in wave consistency.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Cloudy early, then clearing, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable 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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