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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.

Kaikoura and Marlborough Photos

Kaikoura and Marlborough Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Kaikoura and Marlborough
MangamaunuClarence riverMangamaunuMangamaunuRobin hood bayKekerenguKekerenguWaipapa bayBlue duck streamMangamaunuAirport rights 1MangamaunuMangamaunuWaipapa bayWhale watch reefMangamaunuMangamaunuMangamaunu
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7

S
2.1

S
1.7

S
1.4

S
1.1

S
1.1

S
0.7

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

SSE
0.6

SSE
0.6

SSE
1.9

N
0.3

SSE
0.3

SE
0.2

SSE
Period(s) (?)1515141212111010101010999681110
Energy(?)13102002116360033928910065666767666566300141910
Wind
(km/h)
5 N5
10 E10
5 NW5
10 ESE10
20 NNW20
10 NW10
5 NNE5
15 ENE15
10 N10
5 ESE5
5 SW5
10 N10
10 NE10
20 NE20
5 NW5
5 ENE5
0 ESE0
10 NW10
Wind State(?)glasscross-
on
glassoncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
onglasscross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

1:40PM
1.42
2:04AM
1.33

2:29PM
1.38
2:48AM
1.34

3:09PM
1.42
3:45AM
1.27

3:53PM
1.43

5:51AM
1.57
4:38PM
1.44

5:17AM
1.33
5:40PM
1.35

Low Tide
/ height (m)


7:57PM
0.28
8:10AM
0.29

8:41PM
0.28
8:55AM
0.28

9:36PM
0.26
9:52AM
0.27

10:21PM
0.25
12:02PM
0.47

10:51PM
0.22
11:28AM
0.22

11:35PM
0.20
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
212320191916181919181818232423232522
Low °C
192117181615171917181717202319212418
Chill °C (?)
212320191916181919181818232423232522
Sunrise
6:28--6:26--6:24--6:24--6:22--6:20--
Sunset
-7:50--7:50--7:52--7:49--7:55--7:57-
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.7

S
2.1

S
1.7

S
1.4

S
1.1

S
1.1

S
0.7

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.6

SSE
0.6

SSE
0.6

SSE
0.9

NE
0.4

NNE
0.7

NE
0.8

NNE
Period (s)15151412121110101010109997678
Swell2 (m) & direction
1.0

S
0.5

NE
0.4

NNE
0.2

NNE

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-
0.4

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.1

SW
0.6

NE
0.3

N
0.3

SSE
0.1

S
0.2

SSW
0.4

SSE
0.3

SSE
0.3

SE
0.2

SSE
Period (s)9665--14131453121817981110
Wind waves (m) & direction
0.5

NE
1.3

N

-

-
1.5

N
1.1

N
0.6

N
0.3

NE
0.8

NNE
1.0

N
0.5

N
0.5

NE
0.7

NE
1.2

NE
1.9

N
0.4

NE
2.1

N
2.1

N
Period (s)46--56524544456577


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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reef and point
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beach and reef
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beach
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beach and reef
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