River Jetties
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short-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Sat, February 28 09:34 am
Swell Conditions:

3-5 feet with a dominant SW short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

5.3ft 7.7 seconds 225 degrees (SW)

Secondary Swell:

1.3ft 14.3 seconds 270 degrees (W)


1.67 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

61°F and Rain with Bumpy-onshore (West) winds at 12 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 5:38 am Sunrise: 5:59 am | Sunset: 6:08 pm Last Light: 6:29 pm
Tides: 05:42 am (4.99ft) 12:54 pm (-0.2ft) 07:23 pm (3.81ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Saturday has a Small South-West med-period swell steady with background West windswell on the way out

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Chance Showers
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.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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