Pismo Beach Ocean & Surf Report

Diablo Canyon Power Plant - Ocean/Surf Report for 4/23/2014

SWELL:
Arriving from the Northwest:
Today's 6- to 8-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 13-second period) will decrease to 5 to 7 feet (with a 5- to 12-second period) Thursday. This northwesterly sea and swell will further lower to 4 to 6 feet (with a 5- to 18- second period) Friday.

An 9- to 11-foot northwesterly (310-degree, deep-water) sea and swell (with a 5- to 15-second period) will arrive along our coastline Saturday, decreasing to 6 to 8 feet (with a 5- to 13- second period) Sunday and will remain at this height and period through Tuesday.

Arriving from the Southern Hemisphere:
A 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (195-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 21- to 23-second period) will arrive along our coastline Friday, building to 3 to 5 feet (with a 17- to 19-second period) Saturday into Sunday.

SEAWATER TEMPERATURE:
Seawater temperatures will range from 49 to 52 degrees through through Tuesday.

SEAWATER VISIBILITY:
Seawater visibility was 9 to 11 feet at the Diablo Canyon Intake.

OUTLOOK for SEA/SWELL:
DIR. NW HT. 5-7 PER. 5-12 Thursday morning
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 5-7 PER. 5-12 Thursday afternoon
Remaining at: DIR. NW HT. 5-7 PER. 5-12 Thursday night

OUTLOOK for WINDS:
DIR. NE SPEED 15-20 + 25 Thursday morning
Increasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 30-35 + 40 Thursday afternoon
Decreasing to: DIR. NW SPEED 15-20 Thursday night

EXTENDED OCEAN CONDITION OUTLOOK:
A 1- to 2-foot Southern Hemisphere (195-degree, deep-water) swell (with a 21- to 23-second period) will arrive along our coastline Friday, building a 3 to 5 feet (with a 17- to 19-second period) Saturday into next Sunday.