Located in North Orange County in Southern California, 36th Street Newport is a quality beach break that rumbles over a sand bottom. A good option to check when other areas are closing out, the waves here can be a bit difficult to surf well, but break for up to 50 meters providing great sections for hacks and turns. Lefts are usually better than the rights.
What are the best surf conditions for 36th Street Newport?
Gets good between waist high and overhead. We recommend riding your standard shortboard here. This wave is best suited to intermediate and advanced surfers. The surf here is pretty consistent (6/10) and can get crowded quickly (8/10). The best swells are from the South or Southwest. The best tide is high. Offshore winds come from the Northeast.
We recommend wearing a 3/2 wetsuit in the summer when water temperatures rise to 20 degrees. In the winter a 4/3 is best when the water temperatures drop to 15 degrees. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.