Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report
Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 11/24/2014
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.
Intake seawater temperatures will range between 57 and 60 degrees through Friday, increasing on Saturday into next week.
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.