Charleston Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(West Coast South Island, New Zealand)
Charleston Spot ID:
Type: beach/River Bar
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind ESE
Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C
Monday, 26 January 2015, 13:14 Local time
At Charleston (0 km).
At Westport Airport, 21 km from Charleston.
Overall Charleston Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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Visitor Reviews of Charleston
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Charleston:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Tauranga Bay||9 mi|
|Second closest break||Fox River||9 mi|
|Third closest break||Larsen Street||11 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Shingles||14 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Westport Breakwater||15 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Charleston:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4516 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4564 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4804 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4865 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||5026 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Charleston:
|Closest tide station||Westport||13 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Greymouth||39 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Hokitika River Bar||62 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Mapua||97 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Motueka||98 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Charleston:
|Closest ski area||Temple Basin (New Zealand)||71 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Rainbow (New Zealand)||73 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Hanmer (New Zealand)||82 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Craigieburn (New Zealand)||85 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Broken River (New Zealand)||86 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Charleston:
|Closest city location||Nelson (New Zealand)||104 mi|
|Second closest city location||Christchurch (New Zealand)||130 mi|
|Third closest city location||Blenheim (New Zealand)||132 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Timaru (New Zealand)||173 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Wellington (New Zealand)||178 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Charleston is Westport Airport (WSZ) in New Zealand, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Charleston is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 98 km (61 miles) away.
- Third is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, 163 km (101 miles) away.
- Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand is 198 km (123 miles) away.
- Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Charleston and is 206 km (128 miles) away.