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

June 27 at 1:32 PM
Beach Information Hazardous rip currents, swim near an open lifeguard tower and check conditions with the lifeguard. The water from the pier south to Tower 3 will be closed for an NSSA Surf Contest for most of the day.
Current Weather Haze
Surf Height 3'-5'
Surf Period 14 seconds
Surf Direction Northwest
Surf Quality Poor-fair
Water Temperature 68 degrees
Water Surface Smooth
Wind Direction South
Wind Speed 5 MPH
Air Temperature 73
Air Visibility 6 miles
Barometric Pressure 1012 mb
Sun Rise 5:44 AM
Sun Set 8:08 PM
High Tide 2:42 AM 4.0' / 4:21 PM 4.9'
Low Tide 9:22 AM 0.7' / 10:49 PM 1.8'
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

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