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

Overall: 3.3

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Fields Spot ID

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.7 °C

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Friday, 24 November 2017, 13:27 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
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Period (s) 8 8 4 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 10
SE 10
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Fields in Canterbury is an exposed beach and point break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and private access.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Overall Fields Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fields is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fields is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 175 km (109 miles) away.
  • Third is Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in New Zealand, 182 km (113 miles) away.
  • Westport Airport (WSZ) in New Zealand is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Nelson Airport (NSN), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Fields and is 195 km (121 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fields, Canterbury. Use the tab navigation above to view Fields sea temperature, Fields photographs, Fields detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fields webcams, current wind from Canterbury live weather stations and Fields 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 Fields.