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Today
2+ ft 3+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high NW wind swell in the morning builds to waist to stomach high for the afternoon.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with SE winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSW less than 5mph.

Wind Swell
6am SSE 5mph NW 2.3 ft @ 8 sec
9am SSE 9mph NW 2.3 ft @ 8 sec
12pm S 6mph NW 2.9 ft @ 10 sec
3pm SW 4mph NW 3.0 ft @ 10 sec
6pm NW 6mph NW 3.2 ft @ 9 sec
Friday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high S ground swell.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

TIDES
Low:03:40 AM 0.16 ft03:11 PM 2.35 ft
High:10:14 AM 3.98 ft09:13 PM 5.30 ft
Wind Swell
6am NNW 0mph S 3.7 ft @ 12 sec
9am SSW 3mph S 3.8 ft @ 11 sec
12pm S 6mph S 3.8 ft @ 11 sec
3pm W 3mph S 4.0 ft @ 11 sec
6pm NW 11mph S 4.2 ft @ 12 sec
Saturday
4-5 ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S ground swell in the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy with NNW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting SSW for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:14 AM 0.18 ft03:49 PM 2.19 ft
High:10:43 AM 4.09 ft09:51 PM 5.28 ft
Wind Swell
6am NNW 6mph S 4.8 ft @ 13 sec
9am SW 1mph S 4.8 ft @ 13 sec
12pm SSW 4mph S 4.7 ft @ 12 sec
3pm SSW 5mph S 4.5 ft @ 12 sec
6pm WSW 6mph S 4.0 ft @ 12 sec
Sunday
3-5 ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S medium period swell for the morning. This fades in the afternoon with sets up to shoulder high.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:44 AM 0.25 ft04:25 PM 2.02 ft
High:11:09 AM 4.19 ft10:26 PM 5.20 ft
Wind Swell
6am SSW 2mph S 4.2 ft @ 12 sec
9am SW 3mph S 4.2 ft @ 12 sec
12pm W 6mph S 4.0 ft @ 11 sec
3pm W 8mph S 3.9 ft @ 11 sec
6pm WSW 8mph S 3.9 ft @ 11 sec
Monday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high S ground swell for the morning with occasional shoulder high sets. A similar size SSW ground swell fills in during the afternoon.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 10-15mph.

TIDES
Low:05:12 AM 0.38 ft05:01 PM 1.88 ft
High:11:34 AM 4.30 ft11:02 PM 5.05 ft
Wind Swell
6am W 1mph S 2.9 ft @ 15 sec
9am WNW 3mph S 2.9 ft @ 14 sec
12pm WNW 9mph S 2.8 ft @ 14 sec
3pm WNW 12mph S 2.7 ft @ 14 sec
6pm NW 11mph SSW 3.4 ft @ 12 sec
Tuesday
3-5 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high SSW ground swell for the morning with occasional head high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with NW winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting WNW 10-15mph.

TIDES
Low:05:39 AM 0.56 ft05:39 PM 1.75 ft
High:12:00 PM 4.41 ft11:38 PM 4.84 ft
Wind Swell
6am NW 6mph SSW 3.8 ft @ 14 sec
9am NW 6mph SSW 3.6 ft @ 13 sec
12pm WNW 9mph SSW 3.1 ft @ 13 sec
3pm WNW 12mph SSW 2.9 ft @ 12 sec
6pm WNW 9mph SSW 2.7 ft @ 13 sec
Wednesday
3-4+ ft 5-8 ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high SSE long period swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to 1-3' overhead high.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with W winds less than 5mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon as the winds increase to 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:06:06 AM 0.79 ft06:18 PM 1.65 ft
High:12:27 PM 4.51 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am WNW 3mph SSE 2.3 ft @ 18 sec
9am W 5mph SSE 2.7 ft @ 18 sec
12pm W 7mph SSE 3.9 ft @ 17 sec
3pm WSW 9mph SSE 4.6 ft @ 16 sec
6pm W 6mph SSE 5.2 ft @ 16 sec
  Capitola, CA none photo surf report (04/07)
 
January 23, 2014 @ 12:30am


Posted by: tchavoya
Rincon, CA
4-6 ft (01/23)
 
January 23, 2014 @ 12:30am


Posted by: tchavoya
, CA
4-6 ft (01/23)
 
July 2, 2013 @ 5:04pm


Posted by: Philo
Linda Mar, CA
flat none (07/02)
  Pismo Beach, CA 4-5 ft photo surf report (12/14)
  Pismo Beach, CA 3-4+ ft photo surf report (12/10)
  Pismo Beach, CA 1-2 ft photo surf report (12/06)
  Pismo Beach, CA 4-5 ft photo surf report (12/04)
  Pismo Beach, CA 4-5 ft photo surf report (12/03)
  Pismo Beach, CA 4-5 ft photo surf report (11/30)
66° Wind  Wind - KMRY
 WSW @ 9 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 46042
 4.3ft @ 7sec
tides  Low: 03:02 AM
 High: 09:41 AM
Ocean Temperature
63°
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SWELL TABLE WEATHER FORECAST TIDE CHART WIND TABLE
System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
TROPICAL STORM KARINA 2100 UTC THU AUG 21 2014 14.7N 136.7W SSE 3 (2.6) 999 (29.5) 59.9 (52.1)
HURRICANE LOWELL 2100 UTC THU AUG 21 2014 20.3N 122.3W NW 3 (2.6) 982 (29) 74.9 (65.1)
East Pacific Invests
Invest Position Winds Pressure
Invest #92E Lat: 12.2N, Lon:98.4W 35 mph (30 kts) 29.74 in (1007 mb)