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Blue Duck Stream ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Blue Duck Stream Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Kaikoura and Marlborough, New Zealand)

Blue Duck Stream Spot ID

High Tide shorey, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Iron Gate, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Iron Gate, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Iron Gate, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Blue Duck after the Kaikoura Earthquake, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Iron Gate after the Uplift from the Kaikoura Earthquake, Blue Duck Stream photo

Blue Duck Stream

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
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SSW 10
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Blue Duck Stream in Kaikoura is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Blue Duck Stream Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kaikoura, 16 km from Blue Duck Stream.

light winds from the SE

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Current weather near Blue Duck Stream

Overall Blue Duck Stream Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Blue Duck Stream is Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand, 85 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Blue Duck Stream is Nelson Airport (NSN), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Third is Wellington International Airport (WLG) in New Zealand, 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand is 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • Paraparaumu Airport (PPQ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Blue Duck Stream and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
Blue Duck Stream break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Blue Duck Stream, Kaikoura and Marlborough. Use the tab navigation above to view Blue Duck Stream sea temperature, Blue Duck Stream photographs, Blue Duck Stream detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Blue Duck Stream webcams, current wind from Kaikoura and Marlborough live weather stations and Blue Duck Stream 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 Blue Duck Stream.