Huntington Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 2.5

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Huntington Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Orange County, USA)

Southside HB Pier, Huntington Beach photo

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Northside of B Pier, Huntington Beach photo

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Huntington Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.8 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 21:24 Local time

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8PM 11PM 2AM 5AM
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 17 16 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
SE 5
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Huntington Beach in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rips, locals and pollution.

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For Huntington Beach, 5 km from Huntington Beach.

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At Huntington Beach, 4 km from Huntington Beach.


Air temperature
17 °C

Current weather near Huntington Beach

Buoy Data:

At Santa Monica Basin Buoy, 61 miles from Huntington Beach.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 17 17 17 17

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Overall Huntington Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Visitor Reviews of Huntington Beach

Jj Baker from UNITED STATES writes:

Very crowded during the summer months. For the most part the waves are not constantly great waves. But when their good their great! Difficulty some day's the break pretty fast! Consistency every day is different. I'm a local Haole born here.


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Huntington Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Huntington Pier 1 mi
Second closest break Santa Ana River Jetties 1 mi
Third closest break Huntington Cliffs 2 mi
Fourth closest break 56th St 4 mi
Fifth closest break 40th Street 4 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Huntington Beach:

Closest wave buoy Santa Monica Basin Buoy 61 mi
Second closest wave buoy San Clemente Basin Buoy 80 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Santa Barbara Buoy 113 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Tanner Banks Buoy 122 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy South Santa Rosa Island Buoy 127 mi

Tide stations nearest to Huntington Beach:

Closest tide station Huntington Beach 3 mi
Second closest tide station Santa Ana River entrance (inside) 3 mi
Third closest tide station Los Patos (highway bridge) 5 mi
Fourth closest tide station Balboa Pier, Newport Beach 7 mi
Fifth closest tide station Newport Bay Entrance, Corona del Mar (2) 7 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Huntington Beach:

Closest ski area Mt Baldy (United States) 42 mi
Second closest ski area Mountain High resort (United States) 53 mi
Third closest ski area Sunrise Ski Area (United States) 54 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Valley (United States) 68 mi
Fifth closest ski area Snow Summit (United States) 75 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Huntington Beach:

Closest city location Huntington Beach (United States) 3 mi
Second closest city location Fountain Valley (United States) 5 mi
Third closest city location Newport Beach (United States) 5 mi
Fourth closest city location Costa Mesa (United States) 6 mi
Fifth closest city location Westminster (United States) 7 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Huntington Beach is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Huntington Beach is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK), also in USA, 17 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Long Beach Airport (LGB) in USA, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Huntington Beach and is 49 km (30 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Huntington Beach, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Huntington Beach sea temperature, Huntington Beach photographs, Huntington Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Huntington Beach webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Huntington Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Huntington Beach.


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