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Port Robinson ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.6

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Port Robinson Spot ID

Port Robinson, 4 -6 foot. photo

Port Robinson

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Port Robinson

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.4 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 23:49 Local time
MonTuesday 18
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 7 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 30
WSW 25
WSW 25
Wind State off off off off

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Port Robinson in Kaikoura is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gore Bay, 1 km from Port Robinson.

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Port Robinson Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Port Robinson, 1 km from Port Robinson.


Air temperature
7.7 °C

Current weather near Port Robinson

Overall Port Robinson Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Port Robinson is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, 93 km (58 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Port Robinson is Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand, 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Third is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, 176 km (109 miles) away.
  • Hokitika Airport (HKK) in New Zealand is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Port Robinson and is 191 km (119 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Port Robinson, Canterbury. Use the tab navigation above to view Port Robinson sea temperature, Port Robinson photographs, Port Robinson detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Port Robinson webcams, current wind from Canterbury live weather stations and Port Robinson 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 Port Robinson.