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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Tue, July 22 02:34 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

1ft 12.5 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 4.5 seconds 270 degrees (W)


3 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

73°F and with Bumpy-side-onshore (West) winds at 12 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:31 am Sunrise: 6:53 am | Sunset: 7:02 pm Last Light: 7:25 pm
Tides: 01:50 am (0.1ft) 08:13 am (3.61ft) 12:54 pm (2.2ft) 07:13 pm (5.81ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Tuesday will start off small, again seeing mostly leftover S-SW energy and some local WNW-NW windswell. Neither swell is looking like it will make much of a change through the first part of the day...though the windswell may begin to increase as we move into the late afternoon.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

This Afternoon:
Sunny, with a high near 71. West wind around 10 mph.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. 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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