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short-period swell
Patches of Fog
updated 27 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Wed, July 23 06:59 am
Swell Conditions:

2+ feet with a dominant SSW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 6.7 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1ft 11.1 seconds 270 degrees (W)


3.37 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

68°F and Patches of Fog with Variable-onshore (West) winds at 4 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:31 am Sunrise: 6:53 am | Sunset: 7:03 pm Last Light: 7:24 pm
Tides: 02:31 am (-0.16ft) 08:56 am (3.77ft) 01:41 pm (2.17ft) 07:53 pm (5.91ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Short-period WNW-NW windswell (285-300...with most of the energy hitting spots exposed to the pure 295-300 degree swell direction) will be slowly building throughout the day. Do not expect to see much quality surf from this new energy but it could at least keep things rideable at the top breaks.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. 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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