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Blaketown Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Blaketown Wedge Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(West Coast South Island, New Zealand)

Blaketown Wedge Spot ID

Blaketown body boarder, Blaketown Wedge photo

Blaketown Wedge

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Blaketown Wedge

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Offshore Blaketown, Blaketown Wedge photo

Blaketown Wedge

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Offshore Autumn swell, Blaketown Wedge photo

Blaketown Wedge

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Blaketown Wedge

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Type: river

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.6 °C

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Saturday, 20 April 2019, 01:08 Local time
Saturday 20
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 15 15 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
NE 20
NNE 20
Wind State cross-

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Blaketown Wedge on the West Coast is an exposed river break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river breaks peel to the right. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Greymouth, New Zealand, 3 km from Blaketown Wedge.

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Blaketown Wedge Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Hokitika Aero (aut), 33 km from Blaketown Wedge.


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Air temperature
10.8 °C

Current weather near Blaketown Wedge

Overall Blaketown Wedge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Blaketown Wedge Location Maps

Blaketown Wedge Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Blaketown Wedge:


  • The closest passenger airport to Blaketown Wedge is Hokitika Airport (HKK) in New Zealand, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blaketown Wedge is Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, 159 km (99 miles) away.
  • Mount Cook Airport (GTN) in New Zealand is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Glentanner Airport (MON), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Blaketown Wedge and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
Blaketown Wedge break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Blaketown Wedge, West Coast South Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Blaketown Wedge sea temperature, Blaketown Wedge photographs, Blaketown Wedge detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Blaketown Wedge webcams, current wind from West Coast South Island live weather stations and Blaketown Wedge tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Blaketown Wedge.