Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Ocean & Surf Forecast

8/26/2016

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 2- to 3-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 9-second period) will continue at this height and period through Sunday.

Strong to gale-force (25 to 38 mph) northwesterly winds will generate a 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (320-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 9-second period) on Monday, increasing to 5 to 7 feet (with a 4- to 7-second period) Tuesday. This northwesterly sea and swell will decrease to 3 to 5 feet with the same period on Wednesday into next Friday.

Arriving from the South
Today's 1- to 3-foot Southern Hemisphere (190-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 13- to 15-second period) will continue at this height and period through Sunday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures will range between 53 to 57 degrees into tonight, increasing to 54 and 58 degrees on Friday into Sunday.

Seawater temperatures will decrease on Monday into Wednesday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 29 to 31 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 7-9 Saturday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 7-9 Saturday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 7-9 Saturday night


OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. SE SPEED 5-10 Saturday morning
Increasing to: DIR. W SPEED 10-15 + 20 Saturday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. W SPEED 5-10 Saturday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
Fresh to strong (19 to 31 mph) northwesterly winds are forecast on Sunday, further increasing to strong to gale-force (25 to 38 mph) levels on Monday into Wednesday.

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