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Pismo Beach Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Pismo Beach Pier (calm at Arroyo Grande 8 km from Pismo Beach Pier). 1.3m 10 s period swell from WNW
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Pismo Beach Pier Surf Forecast / CAL – San Luis Obispo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Wednesday 28 Sep 2016 PDT

Pismo Beach Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Pismo Beach Pier sea temperature is 16.4 °C (Statistics for 28 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 19.1 min: 15.5 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1010991691577771510109999109588
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)292251307294333311288296284192444304546846480572971118764634282166295
Wind
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10 SW10
15 W15
5 W5
10 W10
15 WNW15
10 NW10
15 WNW15
25 NW25
15 NW15
20 NW20
40 NW40
20 NNW20
25 NW25
35 NW35
25 NW25
30 NW30
35 NW35
20 NNW20
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35 NW35
20 NNW20
15 NNW15
20 NNW20
Wind State(?)ononglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:24AM
1.84

9:11PM
1.94
9:51AM
1.88

9:53PM
1.91
10:18AM
1.91

10:31PM
1.85
10:44AM
1.93

11:11PM
1.78
11:11AM
1.93

11:52PM
1.69
11:41AM
1.91

12:39AM
1.59
12:11PM
1.87

1:31AM
1.50


Low Tide
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3:12PM
0.76
3:35AM
0.48

3:51PM
0.68
4:06AM
0.56

4:27PM
0.62
4:35AM
0.65

5:04PM
0.57

5:04AM
0.75
5:42PM
0.56

5:32AM
0.86
6:21PM
0.57

6:02AM
0.97
7:05PM
0.60

6:31AM
1.08

Note: the tide data above is for Grover Beach which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Pismo Beach Pier.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Pismo Beach Pier blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2424202323192221172122191919161718182022191822
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2424202323192221162122191818141617172022191822
Sunrise
6:54--6:56--6:56--6:58--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:01-
Sunset
-6:49--6:47--6:45--6:45--6:43--6:42--6:40--6:38
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Wed morning, min 17°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the NW by Sat afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Tue afternoon, min 15°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Pismo Beach Pier Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Pismo Beach Pier provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Pismo Beach Pier can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Pismo Beach Pier surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Pismo Beach Pier) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Pismo Beach Pier may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a vacation in San Luis Obispo? If you are looking for accommodation near Pismo Beach Pier, camping, hotels and condos and appartments in San Luis Obispo, consider staying in Arroyo Grande which is 5 km (3 miles) away. Other places in and around San Luis Obispo where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Port San Luis which is 11 km (7 miles) away, San Luis Obispo, Nipomo and Santa Maria.