Beach Information

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

May 24 at 2:54 PM
Current Weather Partly Cloudy
Surf Height 1'-2'
Surf Period 13 seconds
Surf Direction Southwest
Surf Quality Poor
Water Temperature 61 degrees
Water Surface Slightly Choppy
Wind Direction West
Wind Speed 12 MPH
Air Temperature 66 degrees
Air Visibility 10 miles
Barometric Pressure 1017 mb
Sun Rise 5:46 AM
Sun Set 7:54 PM
High Tide 12:26 PM 3.5' / 11:06 PM 5.4'
Low Tide 5:51 AM -0.4' / 4:53 PM 2.3'
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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