Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Ocean & Surf Forecast

9/26/2016

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today’s 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 11-second period) will remain at that height and period through Thursday.

Increasing northwesterly winds will produce a 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with 5- to 11-second period) Friday into Sunday, decreasing to 3 to 5 feet with the same period next Monday and Tuesday.

Arriving from the South
Today's 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (200-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 13- to 15-second period) will gradually decrease tonight.

Another Southern Hemisphere (185-degree, deep-water) swell will arrive Thursday at 1 to 2 feet (with a 15- to 17- second period), increasing to 2 to 4 feet with period on Friday into Saturday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures will range between 56 and 59 degrees into Friday, decreasing on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 28 to 30 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-11 Wednesday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-11 Wednesday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 8-11 Wednesday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 5-10 Wednesday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 10-15 Wednesday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 5-10 Wednesday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
Strong to gale-force (25 to 38 mph) northwesterly winds are forecast Friday, increasing to moderate gale-force to fresh gale-force (32 to 46 mph) levels on Saturday, Sunday and Monday afternoon.

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