River Jetties
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med-period swell
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Current Local Time:
Tue, November 25 12:36 pm
Swell Conditions:

3-4 feet with a dominant W med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

2.3ft 13.3 seconds 270 degrees (W)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 9.9 seconds 293 degrees (WNW)


3.78 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

75°F and with Textured-side-onshore (West) winds at 6 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7806 miles 

First Light: 5:12 am Sunrise: 5:34 am | Sunset: 5:43 pm Last Light: 6:05 pm
Tides: 03:48 am (2.17ft) 10:06 am (5.97ft) 05:26 pm (-0.59ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Smaller mix of WNW-NW energy (285-300) will blend with some weak background S-SW swell (180-220) on Tuesday. Look for clean conditions and offshore winds for most of the morning but expect a slow down in size and shape as push through the big mid-morning high tide.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

This Afternoon:
Sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph.
Clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm 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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