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long-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Fri, May 6 03:36 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

2ft. 12.8 seconds 178 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1ft. 14.2 seconds 212 degrees (SSW)


0.73 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

64°F and Rain with Bumpy-onshore (WSW) winds at 10 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

Tides: 03:40 am (-1.12ft) 09:54 am (4.56ft) 03:23 pm (0.62ft) 09:38 pm (6.43ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a South med-period swell slowly fading plus South-West medium period swell steady

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Chance Showers
This Afternoon:
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.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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