Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report
Arriving from the Northwest:
Strong to gale-force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds will generate 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 11-second period) this afternoon into Saturday morning.
A 7- to 9-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 12-second period) will arrive along the Pecho Coast Saturday afternoon and remain at this level through Sunday. This northwesterly sea and swell will decrease to 3 to 5 feet (with a 7- to 11-second period) on Monday.
Note: Wave heights will be higher along the northwesterly exposed beaches on Saturday into Sunday.
A 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 11-second period) will develop along our coastline Tuesday into Wednesday.
Increasing northwesterly winds will generate a 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (315-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 4- to 7-second period) next Thursday and Friday.
Arriving from the South
A 2- to 3-foot Southern Hemisphere swell (with a 16- to 18- second period) will arrive along our coastline Wednesday into next Friday.
Seawater temperatures will range between 58 and 62 degrees through tonight, decreasing to 56 and 61 degrees on Saturday.
Seawater temperatures will increase to 60 and 64 degrees on Sunday into Monday, further rising to 61 and 65 degrees on Tuesday and will remain at this level through next Friday.
Seawater visibility was 32-feet (top to bottom) at the Diablo Canyon Intake.
OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 5-11 Saturday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW HT. 7-9 PER. 5-12 Saturday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 7-9 PER. 5-12 Saturday night
OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 5-10 + 15 Saturday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 20-25 + 30 Saturday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 5-10 Saturday night
EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
A 7- to 9-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 12-second period) will arrive along the Pecho Coast Saturday afternoon.