River Jetties
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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 22 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Mon, May 25 04:24 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 5.6 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 15.4 seconds 270 degrees (W)


3.87 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

67°F and Partly Cloudy with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 9 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

Tides: 03:07 am (3.61ft) 10:15 am (0.75ft) 05:26 pm (4ft) 11:30 pm (2.23ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Monday has a South med-period swell steady with background South medium period swell steady

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Increasing Clouds
Increasing clouds, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph 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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