Beach Condition

Today's Beach Condition
Updated: April 23 at 9:15 AM
Beach Info Huntington Beach Lifeguards Beach Safety Tips, Learn Rip Current Safety: USLA has found that some 80% of rescues by USLA affiliated lifeguards at ocean beaches are caused by rip currents. These currents are formed by surf and gravity, because once surf pushes water up the slope of the beach, gravity pulls it back. This can create concentrated rivers of water moving offshore. Some people mistakenly call this an undertow, but there is no undercurrent, just an offshore current. If you are caught in a rip current, don't fight it by trying to swim directly to shore. Instead, swim parallel to shore until you feel the current relax, then swim to shore. Most rip currents are narrow and a short swim parallel to shore will bring you to safety.
Current Weather Haze
Surf Height 3'-4'
Surf Period 14 seconds
Surf Direction Southwest
Surf Quality Fair-good
Water Temperature 59 degrees
Water Surface Bumpy
Wind Direction Southeast
Wind Speed 9 MPH
Air Temperature 69 degrees
Air Visibility 8 miles
Barometric Pressure 1011 mb
Sun Rise 6:14 AM
Sun Set 7:29 PM
High Tide 7:46 am 4.7' / 8:18 pm 5.2'
Low Tide 2:00 pm 0.1'
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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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