Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 1/29/2015

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 3 to 5 foot northwesterly (295-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 18-second period) will continue at this height and period through tonight.

Increasing northwesterly winds will generate 4- to 6-foot (300-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 15- second period) on Friday into Saturday.

A 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (295-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 13-second period) is forecast along our coastline on Sunday into Monday.

A 4- to 6-foot northwesterly (295-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 7- to 16-second period) will arrive along our coastline Tuesday, decreasing to 3 to 5 feet with (with an 8- to 14-second period) on Wednesday into next Friday.

Combined with the northwesterly swell will be increasing southerly seas on Wednesday through next weekend.

Arriving from the South
None to report.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURE:
Intake seawater temperatures will range between 58 and 60 degrees through Friday morning. Intake seawater temperatures will decrease to 57 and 59 degrees on Friday afternoon and will remain at this level to the end of next week.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 14 to 16 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 3-5 PER. 6-16 Friday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 5-15 Friday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 4-6 PER. 7-15 Friday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 10-15 Friday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 20-25 + 30 Friday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NE SPEED 5-10 Friday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
There is a chance of increasing swell conditions late next week.