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med-period swell
updated 12 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, April 16 09:13 pm
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant S med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2ft 15.4 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 9.9 seconds 270 degrees (W)


5.32 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

61°F and Clear with Glassy-onshore (South) winds at 0 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: 04:41 am (-0.49ft) 10:52 am (4.07ft) 04:13 pm (1.05ft) 10:31 pm (5.61ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

A lumpy mix of overlapping S-SW swells (180-210) and some still building WNW-NW windswell will add some size as we move into Wednesday. Looks like our winds may not be all that clean but there is at least a chance for some more size and even a few rare protected pockets.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Becoming Cloudy
Partly cloudy early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. 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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