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Scarborough ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.6
Crowds: 2.3

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Scarborough Surf and Wind Quality by Season (Canterbury, New Zealand)

The charts below show frequency of occurrence of a certain swell or wind in Scarborough, broken down by both direction and strength (wave height).

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.

Seasonal Scarborough Swell and Wind Distribution

The rose diagram describes how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different ... (show all text)

The graph illustrates the range of swells directed at Scarborough through a typical sou... (show all text)

The rose diagram illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from differ... (show all text)

The graph shows the variation of swells directed at Scarborough over a normal southern ... (show all text)

The graph illustrates how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different dir... (show all text)

This image shows the variation of swells directed at Scarborough through a typical sout... (show all text)

The graph shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different direction... (show all text)

This image describes the variation of swells directed at Scarborough over a normal sout... (show all text)

You can also compare this with Scarborough swell conditioned on favourable winds.

Also see overall Scarborough surf quality charts (on the guide page) and Scarborough surf quality by month.