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Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf

Detailed Kaikoura and Marlborough surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in Kaikoura and Marlborough. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in Kaikoura and Marlborough. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Kaikoura and Marlborough over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Kaikoura and Marlborough and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Forecast

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Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Forecast map for predicting the best wave and wind conditions across the region. For surfers, the map shows the most powerful swell tracking across near-shore open water and not the peak waves experienced by boats out at sea. Move your mouse over the ocean swell symbols or the surf breaks on the coastline to see a more detailed surf forecast including wave period and wind conditions. The forecast updates every 6 hours and most live weather reports update every hour. You can animate the Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Kaikoura and Marlborough coastline are also listed below.

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Kaikoura and Marlborough Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Kaikoura and Marlborough
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Rating0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
2
2
1
0
1
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.9

NE
0.3

E
1.2

S
0.3

S
0.3

S
0.6

S
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.4

SSE
0.8

ENE
Period(s) (?)888845688141412101010995
Energy(?)513431312841011110148243140784865412628
Wind
(km/h)
10 ESE10
15 E15
10 NNE10
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
25 SW25
25 S25
15 SSW15
5 S5
5 SE5
15 ESE15
0 WNW0
5 ENE5
15 E15
5 NW5
10 E10
20 ENE20
10 N10
Wind State(?)cross-
on
oncross-
on
ononcross-
off
oncross-
off
crosscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
oncross-
off
oncross-
on
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)


9:27PM
1.33
9:49AM
1.44

10:12PM
1.31
10:33AM
1.42

10:58PM
1.30
11:17AM
1.41

11:42PM
1.30
12:02PM
1.41

12:26AM
1.32
12:45PM
1.42

1:12AM
1.56
Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:37PM
0.22
3:31AM
0.28

4:09PM
0.27

4:16AM
0.30
4:52PM
0.29

5:00AM
0.32
5:37PM
0.29

5:45AM
0.32
6:18PM
0.28

6:32AM
0.30

7:09PM
0.63
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearsome cloudslight rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrsclear
Rain (mm)
-----11---------3-
High °C
181818242517141414171615191917222321
Low °C
181817222215141413151514181917202120
Chill °C (?)
181818242516121314171515191917222321
Sunrise
5:47--5:46--5:45--5:45--5:45--5:43--
Sunset
-8:35--8:36--8:37--8:36--8:39--8:40-
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.4

S

-

-
0.3

S
0.4

SSE
0.6

S
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.6

S
0.5

S
0.4

SSE
0.3

SSE
Period (s)88888--84141412101010999
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.3

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.3

E
0.2

E
0.2

E
0.3

E
0.1

E
0.2

E
0.3

S
0.4

SE
0.1

E
0.4

ESE
0.4

SE
0.2

E
0.3

E
0.2

E
0.2

E
0.2

E
Period (s)88881059984104410410109
Wind waves (m) & direction
-
0.2

E
0.4

ENE
0.7

ENE
0.9

NE

-
1.2

S

-

-
0.4

ESE
0.6

SE

-

-
0.3

E
0.4

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.7

ENE
0.8

ENE
Period (s)-2344-6--44--44445


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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point/Rivermouth
reef and point
point
point
beach and reef
beach
beach
beach
beach
beach and reef
beach