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Fergusons Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

South Head Cone - Whanganui Inlet, Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Fergusonns Beach, north swell, Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Fergusons Beach  photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C

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Thursday, 13 December 2018, 15:50 Local time
Thursday 13Fri
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 12 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 25
E 20
ESE 30
ESE 30
Wind State cross-
off off

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Fergusons Beach in North West Coast is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. 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. Watch out for rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Whanganui Inlet, New Zealand, 3 km from Fergusons Beach.

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Fergusons Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whanganui Inlet, 6 km from Fergusons Beach.

wind obs. (6 kph from 59 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
20.6 °C

Current weather near Fergusons Beach

Overall Fergusons Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Fergusons Beach:

  • Closest city location
    62 mi
  • Second closest city location
    98 mi
  • Third closest city location
    126 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    126 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    131 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fergusons Beach is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, which is 99 km (61 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fergusons Beach is Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand, 155 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fergusons Beach, Nelson - West Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Fergusons Beach sea temperature, Fergusons Beach photographs, Fergusons Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fergusons Beach webcams, current wind from Nelson - West Coast live weather stations and Fergusons Beach 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 Fergusons Beach.