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Newport Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Newport Point Surf Guide

Newport Point in Orange County is a fairly exposed point break that only works once in a while. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing.. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around low tide. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of rips and pollution.

Newport Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Newport Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Newport Point occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Newport Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in March while 4% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 94% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
4%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
94%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Newport Point Location Map

Interactive Newport Point 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 Point is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Newport Point is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 15 km (9 miles) away.

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Newport Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 19:22 Local Time
FriSat
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.5
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
Period (s) 17 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
WSW 10
WSW 5
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Newport Point

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

Wind History at Newport Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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

Wave Buoys Nearest To Newport Point: