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Whale Watch Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed

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

Current Weather near Whale Watch Reef

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /


2 km SE101 m above sea level

2 hours ago
30 SSW30
moderate winds from the SSW
(28 km/h at 200°)
18.8 °C20 km
20 km

no observation

Peninsula Kaikoura wx

3 km SSE32 m above sea level

19 minutes ago
10 S10
light winds from the S
(11.9 km/h at 175°)
19.6 °C20.0

Port Robinson

61 km S91 m above sea level

25 minutes ago
wind obs. (7 kph from 124 degs) was rejected
(- km/h at -°)
20.8 °C-

Port Robinson Cheviot wx

62 km S91 m above sea level

57 minutes ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
wind obs. (9.7 kph from 111 degs) was rejected
(- km/h at -°)
20.3 °C10.0

Te Rapa Wharanui wx

65 km NNE51 m above sea level

54 minutes ago
partially cloudy
Partly Cloudy
10 SE10
light winds from the SE
(9.0 km/h at 132°)
23.5 °C10.0

* 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 Whale Watch Reef and within an acceptable time window.