Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Ocean & Surf Forecast

5/24/2016

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
A 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (315-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 9-second period) is expected along the San Luis Obispo County coastline today into Wednesday, increasing to 4 to 6 feet with the same period Thursday.

This northwesterly sea and swell will further build to 8 to 10 feet (with a 5- to 9-second period) on Friday into Saturday, decreasing to 6 to 8 feet with the same period on Sunday and will remain at this height and period through next Tuesday.

Arriving from the South
A 1- to 2- foot Southern Hemisphere (180-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 18- to 20-second period) will arrive along our coastline on Monday, increasing to 1 to 3 feet (with a 15- to 17-second period) next Tuesday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures are expected to range between 51 and 55 degrees through next Tuesday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 20 to 22 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 5-9 Wednesday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 5-9 Wednesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 5-9 Wednesday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NW SPEED 10-15 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:
The northwesterly sea and swell will build to 8 to 10 feet (with a 5- to 9-second period) on Friday into Saturday.

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