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Newport Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.6

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Newport Beach Spot ID

The Wedge, USA, Newport Beach photo

Newport Beach

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Riding in a tube, Newport Beach photo

Newport Beach

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Last performer, Newport Beach photo

Newport Beach

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Newport Beach GoPro Shot of the Day photo

Newport Beach

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Surfing, Newport Beach photo

Newport Beach

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.0 °C

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 02:14 Local time
Wednesday 25
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 5 5 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 35
WNW 35
WNW 40
Wind State cross-

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Newport beach in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California, 4 km from Newport Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Newport Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Corona Del Mar, 6 km from Newport Beach.

moderate winds from the WNW

Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Newport Beach

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 65 miles from Newport Beach.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 6 6 5 6

All wavebuoys around Newport Beach

Overall Newport Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Newport Beach Location Maps

Newport Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to CAL - Orange County surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Newport Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Newport Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Newport Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Newport Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Santa Ana River entrance (inside)
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Balboa Pier, Newport Beach
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Newport Bay Entrance, Corona del Mar (2)
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Newport Bay Entrance
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Huntington Beach
    5 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Newport Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    42 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mountain High resort (United States)
    54 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sunrise Ski Area (United States)
    55 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    67 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    73 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Newport Beach:

  • Closest city location
    Newport Beach (United States)
    1 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Costa Mesa (United States)
    4 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Huntington Beach (United States)
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Fountain Valley (United States)
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Irvine (United States)
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Newport beach is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Newport beach is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Newport beach and is 56 km (35 miles) away.
Newport Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Newport Beach, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Newport Beach sea temperature, Newport Beach photographs, Newport Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Newport Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Newport Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Newport Beach.