Pismo Beach Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

12.1°C / 53.8°F

The water will feel cool (fresh). Probably too cold for all but seasoned swimmers. We'd recommend a 4mm or 5mm wetsuit if you want to stay in the water.

Current weather

13°C / 56°F
(clear sky)
Partly cloudy
Wind
3 mph
Humidity
76%

The measurements for the water temperature in Pismo Beach, California are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Pismo Beach water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Pismo Beach average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Pismo Beach
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 11.3 11.3 10.8 11.1 10.6 11.8 12.7 13.4 13.1 13.2 13.3 12.9
Max °C 14.3 14.4 14.7 13.6 14.2 14.1 15.9 16.4 16.4 16.3 15.6 14.7
Min °F 53.5 53.5 53 52.9 52.5 54.1 56.1 57.3 56.9 57 56.8 55.9
Max °F 56.5 56.6 56.9 55.4 56.1 56.4 59.3 60.3 60.2 60.1 59.1 57.7

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 58.8°F / 14.9°C. The coldest month is April with an average water temperature of 54.1°F / 12.3°C.


7 day tide forecast for Pismo Beach

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • Low 12:08am
    (0.14m)
  • High 5:06am
    (0.47m)
  • Low 12:48pm
    (-0.81m)
  • High 8:08pm
    (0.42m)
  • Low 1:16am
    (0.02m)
  • High 6:25am
    (0.43m)
  • Low 1:35pm
    (-0.75m)
  • High 8:35pm
    (0.45m)
  • Low 2:06am
    (-0.12m)
  • High 7:31am
    (0.42m)
  • Low 2:15pm
    (-0.67m)
  • High 8:55pm
    (0.48m)
  • Low 2:47am
    (-0.28m)
  • High 8:28am
    (0.41m)
  • Low 2:48pm
    (-0.57m)
  • High 9:13pm
    (0.52m)
  • Low 3:24am
    (-0.44m)
  • High 9:18am
    (0.4m)
  • Low 3:15pm
    (-0.46m)
  • High 9:28pm
    (0.59m)
  • Low 3:59am
    (-0.59m)
  • High 10:04am
    (0.37m)
  • Low 3:38pm
    (-0.36m)
  • High 9:45pm
    (0.68m)
  • Low 4:34am
    (-0.73m)
  • High 10:47am
    (0.34m)
  • Low 3:58pm
    (-0.28m)
  • High 10:06pm
    (0.77m)
7 day tide times for Pismo Beach

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Avila, California) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.