Beach Information

CAUTION NOTICE - Construction has begun at the beach for the US Open between 6th & 1st Streets through August 9th..

The Huntington Beach City Beach is a 3.5-mile stretch of pristine shoreline. Popularly known as "Surf City," Huntington Beach is home to the world famous municipal pier, and is a west coast surf mecca for more than 8-million annual visitors.

Beach Condition

July 22 at 1:04 PM
Beach Information US Open of Surfing construction in progress from 6th Street, Tower 4 south to 1st Street, Tower 3. Increase in surf has resulted in strong rip current conditions, swim near an open lifeguard tower and check with lifeguards for conditions.
Current Weather Haze
Surf Height 4'-6'
Surf Period 13 seconds
Surf Direction Southwest
Surf Quality Good
Water Temperature 61 degrees
Water Surface Smooth
Wind Direction Southwest
Wind Speed 5 MPH
Air Temperature 74 degrees
Air Visibility 8 miles
Barometric Pressure 1012 mb
Sun Rise 5:57 AM
Sun Set 8:02 PM
High Tide 12:14 PM 4.5' / 11:s9 PM 5.7'
Low Tide 5:46 -0.5' / 5:28 PM 1.9'
Surf Report recording at (714) 536-9303 updated three times a day.


Park/Beach Bench Donation Info

Directions: From the 405 FWY, take Beach Boulevard south to Pacific Coast Highway. Huntington City Beach is directly across Pacific Coast Highway and extends north from Beach Boulevard to Seapoint Street. Beach parking is available in designated locations.

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Special Events

With warm weather, good surf, and crowded beaches, Huntington Beach is a magnet for corporate-sponsored events year-round.

For an up-to-date calendar of events, visit

Beach and Pier Rules

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Contact Us:
Beach Headquarters
103 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648-5183

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday - 9am - 3pm
Closed Sundays
Phone: (714) 536-5281

Did you know?

The city has over 1,000 parking spaces near the beach!  You can purchase the Annual Beach Parking pass that allows discounted parking prices near the City beach.  Learn more about this beach parking pass.

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