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Eddies South Shore ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Eddies South Shore Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 22:32 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 8 10 9
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 25
WSW 25
SW 20
Wind State cross-

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Eddies South Shore in Canterbury is an exposed sandbar break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The sandbar breaks favour lefts. Best around high tide. The location means that it never gets crowded.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lyttelton, New Zealand, 6 km from Eddies South Shore.

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Eddies South Shore Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mt Pleasant, 3 km from Eddies South Shore.

moderate winds from the SW

Air temperature
10.4 °C

Current weather near Eddies South Shore

Overall Eddies South Shore Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Eddies South Shore is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Eddies South Shore is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 172 km (107 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Eddies South Shore, Canterbury. Use the tab navigation above to view Eddies South Shore sea temperature, Eddies South Shore photographs, Eddies South Shore detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Eddies South Shore webcams, current wind from Canterbury live weather stations and Eddies South Shore 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 Eddies South Shore.