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Today
4-5 ft 4-5 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high S ground swell with occasional head high sets.

Conditions

Glassy with WSW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting W 5-10mph in the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am S 1mph S 4.5 ft @ 13 sec
9am SSW 2mph S 4.9 ft @ 13 sec
12pm W 4mph S 4.8 ft @ 12 sec
3pm W 9mph S 4.7 ft @ 12 sec
6pm WNW 10mph S 4.5 ft @ 12 sec
Sunday
2-4 ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high S ground swell with occasional shoulder high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SSW winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:31 AM 0.12 ft04:35 PM 2.03 ft
High:11:30 AM 4.38 ft10:26 PM 5.02 ft
Wind Swell
6am SSW 1mph S 3.4 ft @ 11 sec
9am S 1mph S 3.9 ft @ 11 sec
12pm W 6mph S 2.8 ft @ 16 sec
3pm WNW 11mph S 2.8 ft @ 16 sec
6pm WNW 12mph S 2.8 ft @ 16 sec
Monday
3-4+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Stomach to shoulder high S ground swell.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:04:59 AM 0.24 ft05:07 PM 1.87 ft
High:11:49 AM 4.40 ft11:01 PM 4.86 ft
Wind Swell
6am SW 4mph S 2.9 ft @ 15 sec
9am SSW 3mph S 2.9 ft @ 15 sec
12pm WSW 3mph S 2.9 ft @ 14 sec
3pm W 7mph S 2.9 ft @ 14 sec
6pm W 7mph S 3.0 ft @ 14 sec
Tuesday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high ground swell with occasional chest sets. The swell will be coming from the S in the morning and shift to the SSE during the day.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NW winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:05:25 AM 0.44 ft05:38 PM 1.72 ft
High:12:08 PM 4.46 ft11:36 PM 4.67 ft
Wind Swell
6am WNW 0mph S 2.7 ft @ 14 sec
9am WNW 2mph S 2.5 ft @ 13 sec
12pm W 6mph S 2.5 ft @ 13 sec
3pm W 11mph SSW 1.5 ft @ 18 sec
6pm W 9mph SSE 1.6 ft @ 18 sec
Wednesday
4-5 ft 5-7 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high SSE ground swell for the morning with occasional head high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2' overhead high.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting W 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:05:49 AM 0.71 ft06:09 PM 1.60 ft
High:12:29 PM 4.58 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am NNW 1mph SSE 3.6 ft @ 15 sec
9am NW 2mph SSE 3.9 ft @ 15 sec
12pm W 7mph SSE 4.5 ft @ 15 sec
3pm W 9mph SSE 5.0 ft @ 15 sec
6pm W 9mph SSE 5.3 ft @ 16 sec
Thursday
4-6+ ft 6-8+ ft

Surf

Chest to head high SSE ground swell for the morning with occasional slightly overhead high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to well overhead high.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting WNW 5-10mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:13 AM 1.04 ft06:44 PM 1.49 ft
High:12:13 AM 4.44 ft12:54 PM 4.72 ft
Wind Swell
6am NNW 5mph SSE 4.7 ft @ 14 sec
9am NNW 4mph SSE 4.6 ft @ 14 sec
12pm WNW 7mph S 4.0 ft @ 16 sec
3pm WNW 12mph SSE 6.2 ft @ 16 sec
6pm NW 11mph S 6.7 ft @ 15 sec
Friday
5-7 ft 4-6+ ft

Surf

Head high S ground swell with occasional 1-2' overhead high sets.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NW 10-15mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:06:37 AM 1.41 ft07:24 PM 1.39 ft
High:12:54 AM 4.19 ft01:23 PM 4.85 ft
Wind Swell
6am NNW 7mph S 6.1 ft @ 13 sec
9am NNW 9mph S 6.1 ft @ 12 sec
12pm NW 11mph S 5.0 ft @ 12 sec
3pm NW 13mph S 5.4 ft @ 12 sec
6pm NW 14mph S 5.0 ft @ 11 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)
72° Wind  Wind  N/A Buoy Data  Buoy 46042
 5.6ft @ 13sec
tides  Low: 04:01 AM
 High: 11:07 AM
Ocean Temperature
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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
HURRICANE KARINA 1500 UTC SAT AUG 23 2014 17.2N 134.1W NE 7 (6) 988 (29.18) 79.9 (69.4)
TROPICAL STORM LOWELL 1500 UTC SAT AUG 23 2014 23.7N 126.5W NW 8 (6.9) 1000 (29.53) 39.9 (34.7)
HURRICANE MARIE 1500 UTC SAT AUG 23 2014 14.6N 106.3W WNW 10 (8.6) 983 (29.03) 84.9 (73.8)