Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report
Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 7/29/2014
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 9-second period) will remain at this height and period through Thursday.
Strong to gale force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds will generate a 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (320-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 4- to 9-second period) on Friday into Saturday.
A 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (320-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 9-second period) will develop along our coastline on Sunday, decreasing to 2 to 4 feet Monday into next Wednesday.
Arriving from the Southern Hemisphere:
A 1-foot (190-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 15- to 17-second period) is expected to develop along the coastline Thursday into Friday.
Intake seawater temperatures will range from 54 and 58 degrees through Thursday.
Intake seawater temperatures will decrease Friday into Saturday.
Seawater visibility was 9 to 11 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.
OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 7-9 Wednesday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 7-9 Wednesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 7-9 Wednesday night
OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NW SPEED 5-10 Wednesday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 20-25 + 30 Wednesday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 10-15 Wednesday night
EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
Gentle to moderate (8- to 18-mph) southwesterly winds are forecast on Sunday through next Wednesday.