Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 7/29/2014

SWELL:
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.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURE:
Intake seawater temperatures will range from 54 and 58 degrees through Thursday.

Intake seawater temperatures will decrease Friday into Saturday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
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.