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New Brighton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at New Brighton Beach (calm at Waimairi Beach Christchurch wx 1 km from New Brighton Beach). no significant swell
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Calm
1.6 km/h
NNE
Clean
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New Brighton Beach Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 16 Oct 2018 NZDT

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

Today's New Brighton Beach sea temperature is 11.5 °C (Statistics for 16 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 11.3 min: 8.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSE
0.4
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0.7
SSE
0.6
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0.5
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0.4
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0.3
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0.1
E
0.1
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Period(s) (?)1211131313131010916151412111010999991212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)5549156141985420514920318411057332299788835
Wind
(km/h)
10
NE
20
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10
W
10
WNW
5
SW
10
NW
15
SW
0
E
15
NE
5
W
15
ESE
5
ENE
0
NNW
15
E
5
WNW
10
NE
10
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10
SW
10
SW
15
E
10
ENE
15
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Wind State(?)ononoffcross-
off
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off
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:17AM
1.83

11:42PM
1.71
12:08PM
1.80

12:32AM
1.68
12:56PM
1.78

1:20AM
1.68

1:42PM
1.78
2:05AM
1.69

2:27PM
1.79
2:49AM
1.72

3:09PM
1.80
3:32AM
1.76

3:52PM
1.83

4:14AM
1.80

Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:34PM
0.37

5:51AM
0.39
6:25PM
0.40

6:40AM
0.41

7:12PM
0.41
7:27AM
0.41

7:58PM
0.40
8:12AM
0.40

8:41PM
0.39
8:56AM
0.38

9:23PM
0.36
9:40AM
0.35

10:05PM
0.32
10:23AM
0.32

Note: the tide data above is for Christchurch which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for New Brighton Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at New Brighton Beach blow from the WSW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
9101012191391291414111316141719121313111316
Chill °C (?)
9911182016813121818121719172222181717111215
Sunrise
6:35--6:33--6:33--6:31--6:28--6:28--6:26--6:24-
Sunset
-7:52--7:54--7:55--7:57--7:58--8:00--8:00--8:01
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun morning, min 11°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the New Brighton Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for New Brighton Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at New Brighton Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our New Brighton Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (New Brighton Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for New Brighton Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Canterbury? If you are looking for accommodation near New Brighton Beach, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Canterbury, consider staying in Christchurch which is 10 km (6 miles) away.