River Jetties
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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Sat, April 18 09:41 am
Swell Conditions:

0-1 feet with a dominant WSW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 15.4 seconds 248 degrees (WSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.3ft 9.9 seconds 225 degrees (SW)


4.87 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

67°F and with Variable-onshore (West) winds at 5 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: 03:39 am (-0.82ft) 09:49 am (4.89ft) 03:35 pm (0.23ft) 09:47 pm (6.14ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Saturday has a Small South-West med-period swell steady and a secondary South-West long-period swell picking up

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West 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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