Rapahoe Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(West Coast South Island, New Zealand)
Rapahoe Spot ID:
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell WSW | Wind SE
Sea Temperature Today is: 15.7 °C
Saturday, 20 December 2014, 06:31 Local time
For Nine Mile, 5 km from Rapahoe.
At Hokitika Aerodrome, 43 km from Rapahoe.
Overall Rapahoe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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The two graphs above are also combined in the single Rapahoe surf consistency graph.
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Use this relief map to navigate to West Coast South Island surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Rapahoe
Visitor Reviews of Rapahoe
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rapahoe:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Nine Mile||3 mi|
|Second closest break||Cobden Beach||4 mi|
|Third closest break||Cobden Breakwater||4 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Blaketown Wedge||6 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Punakaiki||19 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Rapahoe:
|Closest wave buoy||SW Hawaii Buoy||4549 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||W Hawaii Buoy||4599 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4839 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||NW Hawaii Buoy||4900 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||N Hawaii 1 Buoy||5060 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Rapahoe:
|Closest tide station||Greymouth||4 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Hokitika River Bar||27 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Westport||47 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Okarito||79 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||Kaiapoi||99 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Rapahoe:
|Closest ski area||Temple Basin (New Zealand)||41 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Craigieburn (New Zealand)||56 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Broken River (New Zealand)||57 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Mount Cheeseman (New Zealand)||59 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Mount Olympus (New Zealand)||60 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Rapahoe:
|Closest city location||Christchurch (New Zealand)||109 mi|
|Second closest city location||Nelson (New Zealand)||129 mi|
|Third closest city location||Timaru (New Zealand)||140 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Blenheim (New Zealand)||152 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Wellington (New Zealand)||198 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Rapahoe is Hokitika Airport (HKK) in New Zealand, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Rapahoe is Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand, 77 km (48 miles) away.
- Third is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, 162 km (101 miles) away.
- Mount Cook Airport (GTN) in New Zealand is 178 km (111 miles) away.
- Glentanner Airport (MON), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Rapahoe and is 192 km (119 miles) away.