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Newport 15th Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Newport 15th Street break guidePhoto by: AJ Hu

Newport 15th Street Surf Guide

Newport 15th Street in Orange County is a sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Rarely crowded here. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Newport 15th Street Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Newport 15th Street:

The best conditions reported for surf at Newport 15th Street occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Newport 15th Street (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Newport 15th Street with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in August while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Newport 15th Street Location Map

Interactive Newport 15th Street surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Newport 15th Street is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Newport 15th Street is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 14 km (9 miles) away.

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Newport 15th Street Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 03:23 Local Time
Monday 01
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 5
NE 5
ENE 5
SE
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Swell History at Newport 15th Street

Surf stats for Newport 15th Street, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Newport 15th Street

Wind stats for Newport 15th Street, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Newport 15th Street. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    3km away

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