River Jetties
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med-period swell
updated 27 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Tue, September 23 07:29 pm
Swell Conditions:

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

Primary Swell:

1.6ft 12.5 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

1.6ft 9.9 seconds 270 degrees (W)


4.05 ft. and rising rising

Current Weather:

74°F and with Textured-side-onshore (West) winds at 8 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:18 am Sunrise: 6:39 am | Sunset: 6:47 pm Last Light: 7:08 pm
Tides: 03:14 am (0.62ft) 09:25 am (5.15ft) 03:29 pm (0.85ft) 09:32 pm (5.18ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Small surf continues on Tuesday as we try and work with a blend of local NW windswell (290-300) and some background S-SW energy (180-210). Expect the tides and winds to play a big role in the quality of the surf...however even with the best conditions it will still be pretty small.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Patchy Fog
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 78. Light north wind becoming west 5 to 10 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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