Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 7/3/2015

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today’s 2- to 3-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 10-second period) will remain at this height and period through Monday morning.

Increasing northwesterly winds will generate 3- to 5-foot northwesterly (310-degree, shallow-water) seas (with a 4- to 6-second period) on Monday afternoon. These 3 to 5 foot northwesterly seas will remain at this height and period through Wednesday. A 2- to 4-foot northwesterly (300-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 8- to 10-second period) will develop along our coastline Thursday and remain at this height and period through next Saturday.

Arriving from the South
A 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (200-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 20- to 22-second period) will arrive Monday, increasing to 2 to 3 feet (with a 18- to 20-second period) Tuesday into Wednesday.

Another 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (210-degree, deep- water) swell (with an 18- to 20-second period) will arrive later on Wednesday, increasing to 2 to 4 feet (with a 17- to 19-second period) next Thursday and Friday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURES
Seawater temperatures will range between 54 and 57 degrees through Sunday, decreasing to 52 and 55 degrees on Monday into next Friday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 20- to 22-feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 8-10 Saturday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 8-10 Saturday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 2-3 PER. 8-10 Saturday night

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

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
A 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (210-degree, deep-water) swell (with an 18- to 20-second period) will arrive later on Wednesday, increasing to 2 to 4 feet (with a 17- to 19-second period) next Thursday and Friday.