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Wharariki Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Wharariki Beach 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 Wharariki Beach right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Wharariki Beach

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Whanganui Inlet Pakawau wx

9 km S105 m above sea level

20 minutes ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
25 W25
moderate winds from the W
(25.9 km/h at 277°)
19.9 °C14

Whanganui Inlet

9 km S95 m above sea level

26 minutes ago
15 WNW15
light winds from the WNW
(13 km/h at 290°)
20.0 °C-


9 km S100 m above sea level

1 hour ago
(- km/h at -°)
21 °C-

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

28 km E3 m above sea level

2 hours ago
40 WNW40
strong winds from the WNW
(41 km/h at 300°)
21.6 °C-

no observation

Nelson Airport

100 km SSE7 m above sea level

2 hours ago
20 NNE20
moderate winds from the NNE
(20 km/h at 30°)
23.9 °C10 km
10 km

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 Wharariki Beach and within an acceptable time window.