Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report
Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 4/14/2014
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 16-second period) will remain at this height and period through Tuesday morning.
Strong to gale force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds along the coastline will generate a 7- to 9-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 4- to 13-second period) Tuesday afternoon and night, increasing to 8- to 10-feet (with a 5- to 11-second period) on Wednesday.
A 6- to 8-foot northwesterly (295-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 11-second period) will develop along our coastline Thursday, decreasing to 4 to 6 feet (with an 8- to 10-second period) on Friday through Saturday.
Arriving from the Southern Hemisphere:
None to report.
Seawater temperatures will range between 50 and 53 degrees through Wednesday, increasing on Thursday through Saturday.
Seawater visibility was 24 to 26 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.
OUTLOOK for SEA/SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-15 Tuesday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW HT. 7-9 PER. 4-13 Tuesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 7-9 PER. 4-12 Tuesday night
OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NW SPEED 15-20 Tuesday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 25-35 + 40 Tuesday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 20-25 Tuesday night
EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
No major swell events are expected through next week.