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med-period swell
Patches of Fog
updated 20 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Tue, September 30 04:53 am
Swell Conditions:

1-2 feet with a dominant S med-period swell.

Primary Swell:

1.6ft 11.8 seconds 180 degrees (S)

Secondary Swell:

2ft 9.1 seconds 203 degrees (SSW)


2.88 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

64°F and Patches of Fog with Glassy-side-onshore (West) winds at 1 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:3 miles 

First Light: 6:16 am Sunrise: 6:37 am | Sunset: 6:45 pm Last Light: 7:06 pm
Tides: 02:36 am (3.28ft) 06:41 am (2.66ft) 01:32 pm (4.92ft) 09:25 pm (0.89ft)

North Orange County
Surf Forecast Overview

Tuesday will see a mix of fading tropical S swell (180), some new long-period SW swell (210-220), some chunky NW windswell (290-300), and some background S-SW energy (180-220) from other smaller SPAC storms. Looks like the combo spots will continue to see the most size and consistency.
view North Orange County 5-day surf forecast

River Jetties
Weather Forecast

Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Calm wind.
Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Light south wind becoming southwest 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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