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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 WSW72 m above sea level

2 hours ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
0 SSW0
(0 km/h at 201°)
20.6 °C20.0


4 km WNW60 m above sea level

32 minutes ago
5 E5
(4 km/h at 90°)
17.7 °C-

Nelson Airport

15 km SE7 m above sea level

2 hours ago
20 NNE20
light winds from the NNE
(19 km/h at 20°)
18.7 °C20 km
20 km

no observation


71 km ESE50 m above sea level

4 hours ago
0 WSW0
(0 km/h at 239°)
19 °C-

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

74 km N3 m above sea level

2 hours ago
25 WNW25
moderate winds from the WNW
(24 km/h at 290°)
18.3 °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.