Huntington Beach, California, is a city southeast of Los Angeles that's famous for its surf beaches. The town's Huntington City Pier is renowned for its long surfboards, and it's home to the International Surfing Museum. The town also offers a number of other attractions, including fields, gardens, a lake, and an equestrian center. Its Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is home to hundreds of species of birds.
The city is known as the Surfing Capital of the World, and it is the site of several world championships. The area also is the setting of a musical based on Huntington Beach called Surf City. Unfortunately, a recent oil spill in the Pacific City neighborhood has caused some locals to question whether the mayor of the beach town is a Trump supporter, and some have even questioned if the mayor is still in office.
The city has a mild Mediterranean climate, but it is also known for its occasional rainstorms. The city experiences a mild winter and dry summer, which can vary from year to year. The town experiences cool evenings, which is a welcome change after the dry heat of the summer. Morning breezes can reach up to 15 miles per hour, while afternoon breezes are typically only 24 kilometers per hour. The average temperature of the ocean is about 65 degrees Fahrenheit, and water temperatures rarely exceed 55 degrees.