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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

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Pismo Beach Pier Surf Forecast / CAL – San Luis Obispo / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Monday 20 Apr 2015 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 11.6 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 13.3 max: 14.9 min: 12.0 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1013131312111212121111101012109121177121111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)304680640610878208327302541207520482326951794160076689966641356637212141375475
Wind
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20 WNW20
10 WNW10
15 W15
20 W20
5 W5
15 W15
20 W20
0 NNE0
15 W15
25 WNW25
5 WNW5
20 WNW20
35 WNW35
25 NW25
25 WNW25
45 WNW45
15 NW15
25 NW25
45 NW45
20 NW20
35 WNW35
30 WNW30
20 WNW20
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

11:50PM
2.21
1:29PM
1.65

12:34AM
2.11

2:36PM
1.59
1:23AM
1.97

3:50PM
1.56
2:19AM
1.83

5:06PM
1.58
3:27AM
1.71

6:07PM
1.63
4:44AM
1.63

6:51PM
1.69

5:58AM
1.59


Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:41PM
0.91

6:54AM
0.19
6:28PM
1.04

7:50AM
0.28
7:21PM
1.15

8:49AM
0.38

8:30PM
1.24
9:50AM
0.47

9:56PM
1.26
10:53AM
0.55

11:26PM
1.22
11:50AM
0.60

12:36AM
1.12
12:37PM
0.64


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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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
19:38--19:39--19:39--19:40--19:42--19:43--19:44--19:44-
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Mon night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sun morning, min 11°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, strong winds from the WNW by Sun afternoon).

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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.