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Huntington Cliffs ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.6

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Huntington Cliffs Spot ID

Huntington Beach Cliffs/Dog Beach, Huntington Cliffs photo

Huntington Cliffs

Photo credit: Paula Doss

Left Break at Dog Beach/Huntington Cliffs w/dog photo

Huntington Cliffs

Photo credit: Paula Doss

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Monday, 17 December 2018, 03:41 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 23 21 20 19
Wind (km/h) 5
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Huntington Cliffs in Orange County is a sheltered beach break that has quite reliable surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, locals and pollution.

California wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Los Patos (highway bridge), California, 4 km from Huntington Cliffs.

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Huntington Cliffs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Huntington Beach, 3 km from Huntington Cliffs.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Huntington Cliffs

Buoy Data:

At Long Beach Channel, CA, 9 miles from Huntington Cliffs.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 13 12 13 13

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Overall Huntington Cliffs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Huntington Cliffs is John Wayne Arpt Orange Co (Santa Ana) Airport (SNA) in USA, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Huntington Cliffs is Long Beach Airport (LGB), also in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Tustin Mcaf Airport (NTK) in USA, 20 km (12 miles) away.
  • Jack Northrop Fld Hawthorne Muni Airport (HHR) in USA is 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Huntington Cliffs and is 45 km (28 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Huntington Cliffs, CAL - Orange County. Use the tab navigation above to view Huntington Cliffs sea temperature, Huntington Cliffs photographs, Huntington Cliffs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Huntington Cliffs webcams, current wind from CAL - Orange County live weather stations and Huntington Cliffs 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 Cliffs.