Beach Condition

Today's Beach Condition
Updated: March 29 at 7:41 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 Clear
Surf Height 3'-5'
Surf Period 12 seconds
Surf Direction West
Surf Quality Fair
Water Temperature 57 degrees
Water Surface Smooth
Wind Direction Northeast
Wind Speed 3 MPH
Air Temperature 66 degrees
Air Visibility 10 miles
Barometric Pressure 1017 mb
Sun Rise 6:49 AM
Sun Set 7:09 PM
High Tide 10:12 am 5.3'/ 10:31pm 5.6'
Low Tide 4:19 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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