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long-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 17 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Thu, August 16 10:51 am
Swell Conditions:

4-5 feet with a dominant S long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.5ft. 17.5 seconds 184 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

1.8ft. 13.4 seconds 188 degrees (S)


3.17 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

69°F and Partly Cloudy with Textured-onshore (WSW) winds at 8 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:1 miles 

Tides: 01:19 am (4.43ft) 07:30 am (1.12ft) 02:11 pm (4.99ft) 08:48 pm (1.57ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Thursday has a South long-period swell picking up with background South medium period swell holding

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 76. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light 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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