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med-period swell
Partly Cloudy
updated 21 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Sun, April 20 04:52 pm
Swell Conditions:

4-5 feet with a dominant SSW med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.6ft 14.3 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 9.1 seconds 270 degrees (W)


2.87 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

68°F and Partly Cloudy with Textured-onshore (SW) winds at 7 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:24 am Sunrise: 6:46 am | Sunset: 6:55 pm Last Light: 7:16 pm
Tides: 12:42 am (5.05ft) 08:17 am (-0.1ft) 03:11 pm (3.18ft) 07:24 pm (2.4ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

S swell continues to build in on Sunday (180-190) while mixing with some smaller background S-SW energy and WNW-NW swell (285-300) helping to flesh out the gaps in the bigger S swell.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

This Afternoon:
Sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 55. 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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