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Trolley's ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.2

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Trolley's Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.2 °C

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 16:08 Local time
Wednesday 26Thu
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
E 5
N 10
Wind State cross-
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Trolley's in Canterbury is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Crowds are never a problem here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Christchurch, 7 km from Trolley's.

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Trolley's Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Christchurch- Aranui, 3 km from Trolley's.


Air temperature
10.8 °C

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Overall Trolley's Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Trolley's is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Trolley's is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 167 km (104 miles) away.
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