Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report
Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 12/6/2013
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (315-degree deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 10-second period) will decrease to 3 to 5 feet (with an 8- to 15-second period) Monday and will remain at this height but with the gradually shorter period through Tuesday.
A 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (310-degree deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 12-second period) is forecast along our coastline on Wednesday, decreasing to 2 to 3 feet (with a 7- to 15-second period) by Thursday.
A 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (310-degree deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 14-second period) will develop along our coastline on Friday and remain at this height and period through Saturday.
A relatively strong storm is expected to develop near the international dateline on Wednesday. An 8- to 10-foot West-northwesterly (295-degree deep-water) swell (with an 18- to 20-second period) is expected to arrive along our coastline next Sunday.
Arriving from the Southern Hemisphere:
None to report.
Seawater temperatures will range between 53 and 55 degrees through next Sunday.
Seawater visibility was 15 to 18 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.
OUTLOOK for SEA/SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-16 Monday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-15 Monday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-14 Monday night
OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 20-30 + 45 Monday morning
Decreasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 10-15 Monday afternoon
Increasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 10-15 + 20 Monday night
EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
A low pressure system will produce increasing clouds on Thursday into Friday, but at this time no rain is expected.