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

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Newport Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Orange County, USA)

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Newport Beach Spot ID:

Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2015, 02:42 Local time

Thursday 02
2AM 5AM 8AM 11AM
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 25
ESE 20
ESE 15
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Newport Beach in Orange County is a sheltered river break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. The river breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

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Tide Times:

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

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Live Weather:

At Corona Del Mar, 6 km from Newport Beach.


Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near Newport Beach

Buoy Data:

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

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.1
Dominant period (s) 6 8 7 7

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Overall Newport Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Newport Beach:

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Closest break 40th Street 0 mi
Second closest break Blackies 1 mi
Third closest break 56th St 1 mi
Fourth closest break Newport Point 1 mi
Fifth closest break Middles 2 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Newport Beach:

Closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 65 mi
Second closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 78 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 117 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 124 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 131 mi

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

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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

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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.
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