56th Street


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Surf forecast


Sunday, July 21st View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.3ft270°@8sec
1.9ft201°@12sec
170°@5.0mph
4.5ft
1:00am
2.3ft270°@8sec
1.9ft201°@12sec
151°@3.7mph
3.8ft
2:00am
2.4ft270°@8sec
1.9ft201°@12sec
112°@3.1mph
3.0ft
3:00am
2.5ft271°@8sec
1.9ft201°@13sec
88°@3.7mph
2.2ft
4:00am
2.6ft271°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
111°@4.2mph
1.5ft
5:00am
2.7ft271°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
119°@4.6mph
1.2ft
6:00am
2.8ft272°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
120°@5.2mph
1.2ft
7:00am
2.8ft272°@7sec
1.8ft201°@14sec
121°@4.6mph
1.5ft
8:00am
2.9ft272°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
127°@3.7mph
2.1ft
9:00am
2.8ft273°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
158°@3.7mph
2.6ft
10:00am
2.8ft273°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
182°@5.2mph
3.1ft
11:00am
2.8ft274°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
182°@7.5mph
3.4ft
12:00pm
2.7ft274°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
185°@9.9mph
3.4ft
1:00pm
2.7ft274°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
190°@9.8mph
3.1ft
2:00pm
2.6ft275°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
190°@10.1mph
2.7ft
3:00pm
2.5ft274°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
192°@11.0mph
2.3ft
4:00pm
2.4ft273°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
188°@10.6mph
2.0ft
5:00pm
2.3ft272°@7sec
1.7ft200°@14sec
195°@9.6mph
1.9ft
6:00pm
2.4ft271°@7sec
1.7ft198°@14sec
206°@7.3mph
2.1ft
7:00pm
2.4ft270°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
200°@5.2mph
2.6ft
8:00pm
2.4ft269°@7sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
189°@3.9mph
3.3ft
9:00pm
2.5ft269°@7sec
1.7ft224°@13sec
166°@2.8mph
4.0ft
10:00pm
2.5ft269°@7sec
1.7ft252°@12sec
141°@2.8mph
4.6ft
11:00pm
2.6ft270°@7sec
1.7ft281°@12sec
142°@4.3mph
4.9ft

Monday, July 22nd View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.7ft271°@7sec
1.7ft253°@12sec
132°@4.0mph
4.8ft
1:00am
2.8ft272°@7sec
1.7ft226°@13sec
109°@3.6mph
4.3ft
2:00am
2.9ft273°@7sec
1.6ft198°@14sec
113°@4.8mph
3.6ft
3:00am
2.9ft273°@7sec
1.7ft198°@14sec
131°@5.4mph
2.7ft
4:00am
2.9ft273°@7sec
1.7ft198°@14sec
128°@4.8mph
1.9ft
5:00am
2.9ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
119°@4.0mph
1.3ft
6:00am
2.9ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
113°@4.4mph
1.1ft
7:00am
2.8ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
115°@5.1mph
1.3ft
8:00am
2.8ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
124°@5.5mph
1.8ft
9:00am
2.7ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
149°@5.4mph
2.4ft
10:00am
2.6ft272°@7sec
1.7ft197°@14sec
187°@5.8mph
3.0ft
11:00am
2.5ft272°@7sec
1.8ft197°@14sec
212°@7.5mph
3.4ft
12:00pm
2.4ft272°@7sec
1.8ft196°@14sec
224°@8.5mph
3.6ft
1:00pm
2.3ft271°@7sec
1.8ft196°@14sec
235°@8.3mph
3.5ft
2:00pm
2.2ft271°@7sec
1.8ft196°@14sec
246°@9.1mph
3.1ft
3:00pm
2.1ft246°@9sec
1.8ft223°@12sec
255°@10.9mph
2.6ft
4:00pm
2.0ft221°@11sec
1.7ft250°@10sec
254°@11.6mph
2.1ft
5:00pm
1.9ft195°@12sec
1.6ft277°@8sec
253°@10.5mph
1.8ft
6:00pm
2.0ft219°@10sec
1.7ft250°@10sec
252°@8.5mph
1.8ft
7:00pm
2.2ft243°@8sec
1.7ft223°@11sec
258°@7.0mph
2.1ft
8:00pm
2.4ft267°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
259°@4.2mph
2.7ft
9:00pm
2.3ft266°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
259°@3.8mph
3.4ft
10:00pm
2.3ft266°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
252°@2.1mph
4.1ft
11:00pm
2.2ft265°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
306°@0.9mph
4.6ft

Tuesday, July 23rd View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.2ft265°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
308°@1.0mph
4.8ft
1:00am
2.1ft265°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
309°@1.0mph
4.6ft
2:00am
2.1ft265°@5sec
1.7ft195°@13sec
311°@1.1mph
4.0ft
3:00am
2.0ft264°@6sec
1.8ft194°@12sec
348°@1.2mph
3.2ft
4:00am
1.9ft263°@6sec
1.8ft193°@12sec
83°@1.3mph
2.4ft
5:00am
1.9ft262°@7sec
1.8ft192°@11sec
100°@1.4mph
1.7ft
6:00am
1.9ft239°@8sec
1.8ft216°@9sec
56°@1.6mph
1.2ft
7:00am
1.9ft215°@10sec
1.8ft239°@8sec
360°@1.8mph
1.2ft
8:00am
1.8ft192°@12sec
1.7ft263°@6sec
339°@2.0mph
1.5ft
9:00am
1.8ft218°@10sec
1.7ft239°@8sec
268°@4.2mph
2.0ft
10:00am
1.7ft244°@9sec
1.6ft215°@10sec
248°@6.4mph
2.7ft
11:00am
1.7ft271°@8sec
1.6ft191°@13sec
241°@8.6mph
3.3ft
12:00pm
1.7ft244°@10sec
1.5ft192°@14sec
244°@9.0mph
3.7ft
1:00pm
1.7ft217°@11sec
1.5ft193°@15sec
246°@9.5mph
3.7ft
2:00pm
1.7ft191°@12sec
1.5ft195°@16sec
247°@10.0mph
3.5ft
3:00pm
1.7ft190°@12sec
1.5ft195°@16sec
251°@9.6mph
3.1ft
4:00pm
1.7ft190°@11sec
1.5ft195°@17sec
254°@9.2mph
2.5ft
5:00pm
1.7ft190°@11sec
1.5ft194°@17sec
258°@8.7mph
2.0ft
6:00pm
1.8ft215°@9sec
1.6ft193°@16sec
260°@8.6mph
1.8ft
7:00pm
1.9ft240°@8sec
1.6ft191°@14sec
262°@8.4mph
1.8ft
8:00pm
2.0ft265°@6sec
1.6ft190°@13sec
264°@8.2mph
2.1ft
9:00pm
2.0ft265°@6sec
1.6ft191°@14sec
265°@7.1mph
2.7ft
10:00pm
2.0ft265°@5sec
1.6ft193°@14sec
266°@6.0mph
3.5ft
11:00pm
2.0ft265°@5sec
1.6ft195°@15sec
268°@4.9mph
4.1ft

Wednesday, July 24th View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.0ft265°@5sec
1.6ft195°@16sec
275°@4.6mph
4.5ft
1:00am
1.9ft265°@5sec
1.6ft195°@16sec
283°@4.2mph
4.6ft
2:00am
1.9ft265°@5sec
1.7ft194°@17sec
293°@3.8mph
4.3ft
3:00am
1.8ft265°@6sec
1.7ft194°@15sec
302°@3.2mph
3.7ft
4:00am
1.8ft265°@8sec
1.7ft194°@13sec
316°@2.6mph
2.9ft
5:00am
1.8ft266°@9sec
1.7ft195°@12sec
338°@2.1mph
2.1ft
6:00am
1.8ft242°@12sec
1.7ft219°@10sec
338°@2.4mph
1.5ft
7:00am
1.8ft218°@14sec
1.6ft242°@7sec
339°@2.8mph
1.3ft
8:00am
1.8ft194°@17sec
1.6ft266°@5sec
339°@3.2mph
1.3ft
9:00am
1.8ft194°@17sec
1.5ft269°@6sec
287°@5.5mph
1.7ft
10:00am
1.9ft194°@17sec
1.4ft271°@6sec
265°@7.7mph
2.4ft
11:00am
1.9ft194°@16sec
1.3ft273°@7sec
256°@9.9mph
3.0ft
12:00pm
1.9ft194°@16sec
1.3ft246°@8sec
259°@11.2mph
3.6ft
1:00pm
1.9ft195°@16sec
1.3ft219°@9sec
261°@12.5mph
3.9ft
2:00pm
1.9ft195°@16sec
1.2ft192°@11sec
263°@13.8mph
3.9ft
3:00pm
1.9ft195°@16sec
1.2ft191°@11sec
263°@13.4mph
3.6ft
4:00pm
1.9ft195°@16sec
1.3ft191°@11sec
263°@13.0mph
3.1ft
5:00pm
1.9ft195°@16sec
1.3ft190°@11sec
263°@12.5mph
2.5ft
6:00pm
2.0ft219°@13sec
1.5ft191°@11sec
260°@10.8mph
2.0ft
7:00pm
2.0ft243°@11sec
1.8ft192°@11sec
255°@9.1mph
1.8ft
8:00pm
2.1ft267°@8sec
2.0ft193°@11sec
249°@7.3mph
1.8ft
9:00pm
2.1ft266°@8sec
2.0ft193°@11sec
239°@6.4mph
2.2ft
10:00pm
2.1ft265°@8sec
2.0ft193°@10sec
226°@5.5mph
2.7ft
11:00pm
2.1ft265°@8sec
2.0ft192°@10sec
208°@4.6mph
3.4ft

Thursday, July 25th View hourly

Time
Primary Swell
Secondary Swell
Wind
Tide
12:00am
2.1ft240°@10sec
2.0ft217°@9sec
182°@4.7mph
4.0ft
1:00am
2.2ft216°@12sec
2.0ft241°@7sec
150°@4.8mph
4.3ft
2:00am
2.2ft192°@14sec
1.9ft266°@5sec
127°@4.9mph
4.3ft
3:00am
2.1ft192°@14sec
1.9ft266°@5sec
127°@4.9mph
4.0ft
4:00am
2.1ft192°@14sec
1.9ft267°@5sec
128°@4.9mph
3.4ft
5:00am
2.0ft191°@14sec
1.9ft267°@5sec
128°@4.9mph
2.7ft
6:00am
2.0ft191°@14sec
1.9ft267°@5sec
130°@4.8mph
2.0ft
7:00am
2.0ft191°@13sec
1.8ft267°@5sec
131°@4.7mph
1.5ft
8:00am
2.0ft191°@13sec
1.8ft267°@5sec
133°@4.7mph
1.4ft
9:00am
2.0ft190°@13sec
1.8ft268°@5sec
162°@5.6mph
1.5ft
10:00am
2.0ft190°@13sec
1.7ft269°@5sec
186°@6.4mph
2.0ft
11:00am
2.0ft190°@13sec
1.7ft270°@5sec
201°@7.3mph
2.7ft
12:00pm
2.0ft190°@13sec
1.7ft271°@5sec
214°@7.7mph
3.3ft
1:00pm
2.0ft190°@13sec
1.6ft272°@5sec
226°@8.1mph
3.8ft
2:00pm
2.0ft189°@13sec
1.6ft273°@6sec
237°@8.5mph
4.1ft
3:00pm
2.0ft189°@13sec
1.6ft274°@6sec
243°@9.0mph
4.0ft
4:00pm
2.0ft188°@13sec
1.6ft274°@5sec
249°@9.4mph
3.7ft
5:00pm
2.0ft188°@13sec
1.6ft275°@5sec
254°@9.9mph
3.2ft
6:00pm
2.1ft214°@11sec
1.7ft245°@7sec
250°@8.7mph
2.6ft
7:00pm
2.1ft239°@9sec
1.8ft216°@9sec
245°@7.4mph
2.1ft
8:00pm
2.1ft265°@7sec
2.0ft187°@11sec
239°@6.2mph
1.9ft
9:00pm
2.2ft265°@6sec
1.8ft188°@12sec
221°@5.6mph
1.9ft
10:00pm
2.3ft264°@6sec
1.7ft190°@12sec
190°@4.9mph
2.2ft
11:00pm
2.4ft264°@5sec
1.6ft191°@13sec
157°@4.3mph
2.6ft

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Surf guide


56th Street in Newport Beach, California, is known for its consistent and quality waves. Located toward the northern end of the Newport Peninsula, it’s a favorite for locals and visitors alike.

The break:

56th Street Jetty: The main break here is a beach break adjacent to the jetty. Depending on the swell direction, you can find both lefts and rights that break over a sandy bottom. On its day, 56th can deliver punchy, fast, and hollow waves, making it a joy for shortboarders.

Season and Conditions:

Season: 56th Street provides waves year-round. However, it really comes into its own during the summer months, especially with a good southwest swell.

Tide: The break works on all tides, but many surfers prefer a rising mid-tide for the best combination of wave shape and power.

Wind: As with most California breaks, early mornings with light offshore winds provide the cleanest conditions.

Swell Direction: Southwest swells are the most favorable for 56th Street, delivering the best shape and size, though it can also work on other swell directions.

Crowd Dynamics:

56th Street can get crowded, especially when the conditions are prime. The crowd is a mix of local regulars and visiting surfers, and while the vibe is generally friendly, it can get competitive on better days. Being courteous, understanding the lineup, and practicing good surf etiquette are essential.

Summary:

56th Street in Newport Beach offers a consistent surf option in the heart of Southern California’s surf culture. With quality waves suitable for various skill levels, it’s a must-visit spot when in Newport. Familiarizing yourself with the break’s nuances and maintaining respect in the water will ensure an enjoyable session.

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