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long-period swell
Mostly Cloudy
updated 9 minutes ago
Current Local Time:
Fri, August 18 09:11 am
Swell Conditions:

1+ feet with a dominant SSW long-period swell.

Primary Swell:

0.7ft. 16.4 seconds 200 degrees (SSW)

Secondary Swell:

0.6ft. 14.3 seconds 174 degrees (S)


3.74 ft. and dropping dropping

Current Weather:

°F and Mostly Cloudy with Variable-offshore (N) winds at 0 MPH

Distance to Weather Station:7804 miles 

Tides: 01:46 am (-0.33ft) 08:12 am (4.07ft) 01:07 pm (2.03ft) 07:22 pm (6.43ft)

Newport Pier
Surf Forecast Overview

Friday has a Small Steep angle South-West long-period swell steady with background South-West medium period swell picking up

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Newport Pier
Weather Forecast

Cloudy through mid morning, then clearing, with a high near 69. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph. view 7-day weather forecast

Newport Pier Spot Details

mellow most days but can get good on the right swell
Yeah most of the time there is a crowd. You can still get a few waves if you are patient but expect
Fall, Winter and early Spring. It is usually more consistent in the winter but cleaner in the fall.
Best Swell Direction:
Short-medium period W swell (260-280) and a touch of S swell.
Best Wind Direction:
N-NE-E, light-moderate Santa Ana winds are the best.
Best Tide:
lower tides are better

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