Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 11/24/2014

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
This morning's 7- to 9-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep- water) swell (with a 7- to 13-second period) will decrease to 5 to 7 feet (with an 11- to 14-second period) Tuesday.

This northwesterly swell will lower to 3 to 5 feet by Wednesday and 3 to 4 feet (with an 11- to 13-second period) Thanksgiving Day.

A 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (295-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 11- to 14-second period) will arrive Friday and will remain at this height and period through Saturday.

Increasing southerly winds will generate 4- to 6-foot southerly (180-degree, shallow-water) seas (with a 4- to 6-second period) on Sunday, building to 5 to 7 feet with the same period next Monday.

An 8- to 10-foot westerly (270-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 11- to 14-second period) is expected to arrive along our coastline next Tuesday.

Arriving from the South
None to report.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURE:
Intake seawater temperatures will range between 57 and 60 degrees through Friday, increasing on Saturday into next week.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 3 to 5 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 6-8 PER. 11-14 Tuesday morning
Decreasing to: DIR. NW HT. 5-7 PER. 11-14 Tuesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 5-7 PER. 11-14 Tuesday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 15-20 + 25 Tuesday morning
Decreasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 5-10 Tuesday afternoon
Increasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 10-15 + 20 Tuesday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
An intense storm is forecast to develop off the California coastline producing increasing southerly winds and rain Saturday night through Monday.