New Brighton Beach Spot ID
Best: Swell ENE | Wind WSW
Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °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.
For Christchurch, 10 km from New Brighton Beach.
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At Christchurch, 8 km from New Brighton Beach.
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Overall New Brighton Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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Use this relief map to navigate to Canterbury surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of New Brighton Beach
Tide stations nearest to New Brighton Beach:
- Closest tide stationChristchurch6 mi
- Second closest tide stationKaiapoi7 mi
- Third closest tide stationLyttelton9 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationAkaroa25 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationKaikoura88 mi
Ski Resorts closest to New Brighton Beach:
- Closest ski areaPorters (New Zealand)55 mi
- Second closest ski areaCraigieburn (New Zealand)57 mi
- Third closest ski areaMount Cheeseman (New Zealand)57 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaBroken River (New Zealand)57 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaMount Hutt (New Zealand)59 mi
Town and city forecasts close to New Brighton Beach:
- Closest city locationChristchurch (New Zealand)6 mi
- Second closest city locationTimaru (New Zealand)98 mi
- Third closest city locationBlenheim (New Zealand)149 mi
- Fourth closest city locationNelson (New Zealand)154 mi
- Fifth closest city locationWellington (New Zealand)184 mi
- 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.