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

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Friday 10 Jul 2020 PDT
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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 13.9 °C (Statistics for 10 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 17.5 min: 14.9 °C)
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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 13.9 °C (Statistics for 10 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 17.5 min: 14.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for CAL - San Luis Obispo

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Pismo Beach Pier (calm at Arroyo Grande 5 km from Pismo Beach Pier). 1.8m 8 s period swell from WNW

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2 h 58 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
SSW
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Pismo Beach Pier this week:

The surf forecast for Pismo Beach Pier over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Jul 10) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 8s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Pismo Beach Pier in the next 7 days are 2.1m 8s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Jul 13) at 8AM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 13s period and expected on Friday (Jul 10) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (PDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Fri 10th Jul)4ft (1.2m)8s
Best Surf8AM (Mon 13th Jul)7ft (2.1m)8s
Most Powerful8AM (Mon 13th Jul)7ft (2.1m)8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Pismo Beach Pier over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Fri
17
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
22311322321232222212222
T california.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T california.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.2
NW
1
WNW
1.6
NW
1.3
WNW
1.3
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.5
WNW
1.7
WNW
1.6
NW
1.5
WNW
1.7
NW
1.2
WNW
1.6
NW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
1
WNW
1
WNW
0.9
WNW
0.9
WNW
877878888888999888991099
178111255187183278315322356330292373202427154108103113113151179139139
10
W
10
W
5
N
10
WNW
10
WNW
0
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
ESE
10
W
15
WNW
5
WNW
10
W
15
WNW
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
SE
10
SW
10
SW
5
E
5
SE
10
WSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassoncross-
on
glassononglassglasson
3:48PM
1.67
2:29AM
1.59
4:30PM
1.71
3:38AM
1.43
5:09PM
1.76
5:06AM
1.32
5:46PM
1.82
6:39AM
1.29
6:22PM
1.88
7:58AM
1.32
6:57PM
1.96
8:59AM
1.37
8:44AM
0.50
9:17PM
1.19
9:22AM
0.65
10:38PM
1.11
10:01AM
0.78
11:55PM
0.99
10:43AM
0.91
12:57AM
0.84
11:28AM
1.01
1:46AM
0.69
12:15PM
1.09
2:27AM
0.53
1:02PM
1.15

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

Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Fri
17
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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5:56--5:56--5:58--5:58--5:58--6:00--6:01--6:01-
-8:17--8:17--8:16--8:16--8:16--8:15--8:15--8:15

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Fri morning, min 11°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Fri afternoon, min 11°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.