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Charleston ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Current weather conditions and live observations for Charleston based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Charleston right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Charleston

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Carters Beach

19 km NNE3 m above sea level

1 hour ago
25 SSW25
moderate winds from the SSW
(26 km/h at 201°)
26.8 °C-

Westport Airport

21 km NNE18 m above sea level

2 hours ago
30 WSW30
fresh winds from the WSW
(30 km/h at 250°)
24.7 °C20 km
20 km

no observation

Tasman Sea Coastal Westport wx

27 km NE8 m above sea level

56 minutes ago
5 SW5
light winds from the SW
(7.2 km/h at 225°)
28.3 °C20.0

Hokitika Airport

97 km S40 m above sea level

2 hours ago
10 W10
light winds from the W
(11 km/h at 270°)
22.2 °C10 km
10 km

no observation

Nelson Airport

163 km ENE7 m above sea level

2 hours ago
20 NNE20
moderate winds from the NNE
(22 km/h at 20°)
24.1 °C10 km
10 km

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Charleston and within an acceptable time window.