Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

8/4/2015

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Strong to gale-force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds will generate 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (320-degree, deep-water) seas (with a 4- to 7-second period) into Wednesday.

A 3- to 4-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 10-second period) will develop along our coastline Thursday into Friday.

Strong to gale-force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds along the California coast will generate a 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (320-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 4- to 9-second period) Saturday through Monday.

Arriving from the South
Today's 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (190-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 14- to 17-second period) will continue at this height but with a gradually shorter period through Thursday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures are expected to range between 54 and 58 degrees through Wednesday.

Seawater temperatures will increase to 56 and 61 degrees on Thursday into Friday, decreasing over the weekend.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 19- to 21-feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 4-7 Wednesday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 4-7 Wednesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-4 PER. 4-7 Wednesday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NW SPEED 10-15 Wednesday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 20-25 + 35 Wednesday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 10-15 Wednesday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
Gentle to moderate (8- to 18-mph) westerly winds are forecast on Thursday into Friday, followed by strong to gale-force (25- to 38-mph) northwesterly winds on Saturday into Monday.