River Jetties
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short-period swell
updated 19 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, April 26 12:21 pm
Swell Conditions:

2-3 feet with a dominant SW short-period swell.

Primary Swell:

3.6ft 7.1 seconds 225 degrees (SW)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 15.4 seconds 270 degrees (W)


0.68 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

67°F and with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:23 am Sunrise: 6:45 am | Sunset: 6:54 pm Last Light: 7:15 pm
Tides: 04:16 am (3.81ft) 11:31 am (0.52ft) 06:29 pm (3.87ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Sunday has a Small West wind swell steady with background South-West long-period swell steady

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast 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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