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Ruby Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.6
Difficulty Level: 1.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.4

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Ruby Bay based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Ruby Bay right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Ruby Bay

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Between village and Ruby Bay Tasman wx

2 km W72 m above sea level

1 hour ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
0 ENE0
(1.8 km/h at 69°)
5.3 °C2.0


4 km WNW60 m above sea level

36 minutes ago
5 SSW5
light winds from the SSW
(7 km/h at 202°)
5.2 °C-

Nelson Airport

15 km SE7 m above sea level

1 hour ago
5 SW5
(4 km/h at 220°)
3.0 °C2 km
2 km

no observation


71 km ESE50 m above sea level

30 minutes ago
0 NW0
(0 km/h at 316°)
5 °C-

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

74 km N3 m above sea level

1 hour ago
(- km/h at -°)
9.8 °C-

no observation

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Ruby Bay and within an acceptable time window.