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Kahutara ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.9

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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Kaikoura and Marlborough

  1. weather stationWind Update Calm condsitions have become offshore at Kahutara (light winds from the WNW at Kaikoura 9 km from Kahutara). 1.2m 6 s period wind swell from NNE
    Kahutara
  2. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind reported 12 km from Mangamaunu (light winds from the WNW at Kaikoura 12 km from Mangamaunu). 0.7m 10 s period swell from E with an additional 0.6m 8 s period swell from ESE , plus 1.2m 6 s period wind swell from NNE
    Mangamaunu
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WNW
Offshore
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Kahutara Surf Forecast / Kaikoura and Marlborough / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 16 Aug 2018 NZST

Kahutara surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Kahutara sea temperature is 9.8 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 10.4 max: 11.2 min: 9.7 °C)

Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
2
1
2
2
2
1
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.9
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
1.1
S
1.1
S
0.5
E
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
Period(s) (?)11101010101010101010101010551055
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)11010810678135104102100987116848485157524837
Wind
(km/h)
15
NNW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
NW
10
W
10
WNW
5
SSW
5
SE
5
NE
5
SW
10
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
SSE
5
ESE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
glass
Tide State(?)
-flowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


8:56PM
2.09




9:25AM
2.08



9:52PM
2.03



10:18AM
2.05


Low Tide
/ height (m)





3:10AM
0.35



3:35PM
0.42



4:04AM
0.42



4:33PM
0.51

Note: the tide data above is for Kaikoura, New Zealand which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kahutara.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Kahutara blow from the WNW.
 Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
---------1--3511--
Temp. °C
161513131311121412111198889109
Chill °C (?)
15151212121011141211118555799
Sunrise
------7:15-------7:13---
Sunset
5:43-------5:44-------5:45-

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