Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Ocean & Surf Forecast

2/8/2016

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
A 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (290-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 18- to 20-second period) will arrive along our coastline later today, building to 4 to 6 feet (with a 16- to 18-second period) Tuesday.

A 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (305-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 15-second period) is forecast Wednesday into Thursday morning.

A 5- to 7-foot west-northwesterly (285-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 20- to 22-second period) will arrive along our coastline Thursday afternoon, increasing to 10 to 12 feet (with a 16- to 18-second period) Friday into Saturday.

This swell will lower to 6- to 8-feet (with an 11- to 14- second period) Sunday, further decreasing to 3 to 5 feet (with an 11- to 13-second period) next Monday.

The longer-range models are indicating another west- northwesterly (285-degree, deep-water) swell arriving along our coastline Feb. 16 and 17.

Arriving from the South
None to report

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures will range between 55 and 56 degrees through Friday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 12 to 14 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 17-19 Tuesday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 16-18 Tuesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 15-17 Tuesday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 15-20 + 25 Tuesday morning
Decreasing to: DIR. N SPEED 10-15 Tuesday afternoon
Increasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 15-20 + 25 Tuesday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
The longer-range models are indicating another west- northwesterly (285-degree, deep-water) swell arriving along our coastline Feb. 16 and 17.

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