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Surfside Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Surfside Jetty Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 03:35 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 23 21 20 19
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
Wind State glass glass glass cross-

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Surfside Jetty in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Prevailing right breaking waves at the beach break. Best around low tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for locals, pollution, rips.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Los Patos (highway bridge), California, 2 km from Surfside Jetty.

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Surfside Jetty Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Huntington Beach, 4 km from Surfside Jetty.


Air temperature
12 °C

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Buoy Data:

At Long Beach Channel, CA, 7 miles from Surfside Jetty.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 13 12 13 13

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Overall Surfside Jetty Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Surfside Jetty is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Surfside Jetty is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA), also in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Surfside Jetty and is 39 km (24 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Surfside Jetty, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Surfside Jetty sea temperature, Surfside Jetty photographs, Surfside Jetty detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Surfside Jetty webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Surfside Jetty 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 Surfside Jetty.