Punakaiki Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(New-Zealand – West Coast)
Photo credit: Rob Davies
Punakaiki Spot ID:
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE
Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C
Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 23:03 Local time
For Greymouth, New Zealand, 37 miles from Punakaiki.
At Westport Airport, 47 km from Punakaiki.
Overall Punakaiki Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Punakaiki
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Punakaiki:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Fox River||6 mi|
|Second closest break||Nine Mile||16 mi|
|Third closest break||Charleston||16 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Rapahoe||19 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Nine Mile Beach||21 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Punakaiki:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4531 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4580 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4820 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4881 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||5042 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Punakaiki:
|Closest tide station||Greymouth||23 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Westport||29 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Hokitika River Bar||45 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Okarito||96 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Mapua||109 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Punakaiki:
|Closest ski area||Temple Basin (New Zealand)||57 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Craigieburn (New Zealand)||72 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Broken River (New Zealand)||73 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Mount Cheeseman (New Zealand)||75 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Mount Olympus (New Zealand)||76 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Punakaiki:
|Closest city location||Nelson (New Zealand)||116 mi|
|Second closest city location||Christchurch (New Zealand)||121 mi|
|Third closest city location||Wellington (New Zealand)||187 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Porirua (New Zealand)||194 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Lower Hutt (New Zealand)||195 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Punakaiki is Westport Airport (WSZ) in New Zealand, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Punakaiki is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 72 km (45 miles) away.
- Third is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, 181 km (112 miles) away.
- Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand is 182 km (113 miles) away.
- Mount Cook Airport (GTN), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Punakaiki and is 208 km (129 miles) away.