New Brighton Beach Spot ID
Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW
Sea Temperature Today is: 9.0 °C
New Brighton Beach in Kaikoura is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.
Overall New Brighton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August
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- The closest passenger airport to New Brighton Beach is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to New Brighton Beach is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 152 km (94 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 164 km (102 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for New Brighton Beach, Canterbury. Use the tab navigation above to view New Brighton Beach sea temperature, New Brighton Beach photographs, New Brighton Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, New Brighton Beach webcams, current wind from Canterbury live weather stations and New Brighton 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 New Brighton Beach.