River Jetties
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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 12 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Fri, September 4 11:43 am
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

1.6ft 12.5 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

2.3ft 9.9 seconds 225 degrees (SW)


4.2 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

75°F and Partly Cloudy with Textured-onshore (West) winds at 8 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

Tides: 02:37 am (3.71ft) 07:51 am (2.07ft) 02:30 pm (5.28ft) 09:57 pm (0.89ft)

River Jetties
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a South-West long-period swell steady plus South-West windswell holding

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River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable 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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