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.

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Beach Condition

January 16 at 7:25 AM
Beach Information Huntington Beach Lifeguards Beach Safety Tips, Obey Posted Signs and Flags: It sometimes seems as though there are too many signs, but the ones at the beach are intended to help keep you safe and inform you about local regulations. Read the signs when you first arrive and please follow their direction. Flags may be flown by lifeguards to advise of hazards and regulations that change from time to time. You can usually find informational signs explaining the meaning of the flags, or just ask the lifeguard.
Current Weather Cloudy
Surf Height 1'-3'
Surf Period 13 seconds
Surf Direction West
Surf Quality Poor-fair
Water Temperature 56 degrees
Water Surface Smooth
Wind Direction Northeast
Wind Speed 5 MPH
Air Temperature 59 degrees
Air Visibility 10 miles
Barometric Pressure 1016 mb
Sun Rise 6:58 AM
Sun Set 5:07 PM
High Tide 12:14 pm 4.4'
Low Tide 5:35 am 1.9'/ 6:16 pm 0.0'
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 www.surfcityusa.com.

Special Events Rates
Application Fee
$110.00
Other Department Staff Charges
As Applicable
Community Services Hourly Rate - (for services requested of City staff which has not fee listed in this fee schedule.

$112.00

Day Use Charge:  
Nonprofit
$375.00
Commerical
$500.00
Standard
$500.00
Modified Day Use Charges:  
Minimum Hours/Use - Less than 3 hours with 20-50 participants that do not require any set-up and do not require additonal staff time or city serives.  These events should not impact the beach public in any way.
$325.00
Minimum Participants - Less than 20 participants with no professional contracted services associated with event.  These events do not require any set-up and do not require additional staff time or city services.  These events should not impact the beach public in any way.
No Charge
Set-up
$75.00

 

Beach and Pier Rules

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Contact Us:
EMERGENCY - 911
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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