Huntington Beach is one of the most exciting cities in California, and its trademark name for the past 15 years has been Surf City Huntington Beach. The biggest beach resort in Orange County, the city is famous for its superb 9.5 mile beach, its exceptional surfing and its vibrant beach culture. It’s easy to reach Huntington Beach from all over the world, and international travellers can fly to San Francisco where they can find shuttle connections to John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana. If you’re arriving by road, just take Pacific Coast Highway to the Beach Boulevard intersection at Huntington Beach.
Water temperatures at Huntington Beach range from 59F or 15C in January to 66F or 19C in August and normally reach peak temperature of 64F or 18C to 72F or 22°C in early September.
Surfing is easily the most popular activity in the area and if you’re a seasoned surfer you should use a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit for warmer months and a 4/3mm suit and 3mm bootees in January or February. On colder, windy days or if you intend to be out for long periods, a 5/3mm wetsuit is probably worth considering.
14 Days Weather Forecast for Huntington Beach
Best time to visit Huntington Beach
Summer is the busiest time of year, and from May to September the beach is filled with surfers of every level. Other activities such as swimming or wind surfing are also available.
Temperatures range from 64F or 18C to 87F or 31C in January to 73F or 23C to 107F o3 42C at the peak time, normally the first few days in September. Warm, sunny days and cool nights in winter and hot, sunny summers make the city a great choice for vacations at any time of the year.
Climate for Huntington Beach
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Be prepared for crowds when it gets hot further inland during the summer. The beach can have as many as 500,000 visitors on the hottest days, but as it is 9 and a half miles of clean, golden sand, there is still room for everyone.
May and June are excellent times to visit when it is less busy and the surf conditions are very good. There is a board shop on the boardwalk do beginners can have a go too. The wide boardwalk is perfect for cycling, rollerblading or just strolling along taking in the superb views over the Pacific or watching some of the best surfers in the world in action. There are dozens of friendly bars on Main Street, or try a spot of retail therapy at the Bella Terra mall where you’ll find a wide variety of shops, restaurants and a cinema complex.
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