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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.

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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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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.0

N
0.8

NE
0.4

NE
0.5

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.2

SSW
0.7

SSE
0.5

SSE
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.7

SE
2.4

SSW
2.2

SSW
2.4

SSW
5.0

S
4.5

S
4.0

S
5.0

S
Period(s) (?)56999165577777710111010
Energy(?)50452144302628143534445555426035162451936685210
Wind
(km/h)
5 ESE5
10 E10
10 NW10
5 SE5
15 SE15
15 S15
10 ENE10
15 ENE15
5 NNW5
0 NE0
20 SSE20
30 SSW30
30 SW30
30 SSW30
45 SSW45
45 SSW45
40 SSW40
45 SSW45
Wind State(?)cross-
on
oncross-
off
glasscross-
on
crossononglassglasscrossoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
11:29AM
1.44

11:55PM
1.32
12:15PM
1.42

12:42AM
1.31
1:00PM
1.40

1:27AM
1.32

1:45PM
1.40
2:11AM
1.34

2:30PM
1.40
2:56AM
1.37

3:15PM
1.41
3:41AM
1.42
Low Tide
/ height (m)

5:54PM
0.26

5:59AM
0.31
6:17PM
0.66

6:46AM
0.32

7:18PM
0.29
7:32AM
0.32

8:02PM
0.28
8:17AM
0.30

8:45PM
0.26
9:04AM
0.28

9:28PM
0.23
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-------25---13-214
High °C
23252221191415151720191291010999
Low °C
21251820171314151618157899999
Chill °C (?)
23252221191314141720199566454
Sunrise
5:54--5:52--5:52--5:50--5:50--5:48--
Sunset
-8:24--8:25--8:28--8:29--8:30--8:30-
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.6

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.7

NE
0.5

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

NE
0.7

SSE
0.5

SSE
0.6

S
0.6

S
0.4

NNE
0.2

NNE
0.1

E
0.2

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
Period (s)59799955776781312111110
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.4

ENE
0.3

SSW
0.4

NE
0.4

NNE
0.3

NNE
0.2

SSW
0.3

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.5

NE
0.3

SSW
0.1

SW
0.1

E
0.1

NE

-

-
0.1

SW
0.2

SSW
Period (s)910966168886914148--1716
Wind waves (m) & direction
1.0

N
0.8

NE
0.7

W
0.6

W

-
0.7

S

-
0.3

ENE
0.6

ENE
0.3

WNW
0.7

SE
2.4

SSW
2.2

SSW
2.4

SSW
5.0

S
4.5

S
4.0

S
5.0

S
Period (s)5634-5-342777710111010


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
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