River Jetties
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long-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Fri, January 30 10:35 am
Swell Conditions:

3-5 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2ft 18.2 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 9.9 seconds 248 degrees (WSW)


0.91 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

66°F and Rain with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 6 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

First Light: 5:38 am Sunrise: 6:00 am | Sunset: 6:09 pm Last Light: 6:31 pm
Tides: 05:57 am (5.54ft) 01:15 pm (-0.39ft) 07:41 pm (3.67ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a Small South med-period swell holding with background West long-period swell holding

view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Slight Chc Showers
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 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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