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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 7:00 AM
Current Weather Sunny
Surf Height 3-4 ft - waist to shoulder high
Surf Period 16 seconds
Surf Direction South-Southwest
Surf Quality fair to good
Water Temperature 56 degrees
Wind Direction West
Wind Speed 0 to 15 mph
Air Temperature 65 degrees
Sun Rise 05:45 AM
Sun Set 07:52 PM
High Tide 12:42 AM 4.5' / 04:16 PM 3.37'
Low Tide 08:39 AM: 0.2' / 08:00 PM: 3.05'
Surf Report recording at (714) 536-9303 updated three times a day.

 

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 Event Fees
Application Fee
$110.00
Other Department Staff Charges
As Applicable
Day Use Charges:  
-HB Nonprofit
$375.00
-Non HB Nonprofit
$425.00
-Resident
$400.00
-Non Resident
$500.00
-Commercial
$550.00
Daily Set-Up/ Take Down Charges:  
-HB Nonprofit
$187.00
-Non HB Nonprofit
$212.00
-Resident
$200.00
-Non Resident
$250.00
-Commercial
$275.00
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 additional staff time or city services.  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

Beach and Pier Rules

Municipal Code - Chapter 13.08

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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


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Huntington Beach has 75 parks and these parks have 754 acres!  You can find information about the City parks by viewing our City Parks Locator.

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