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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
KekerenguClarence riverClarence riverKekerenguClarence riverKekerenguMangamaunuAirport rights 1MangamaunuMangamaunuMangamaunuClarence riverClarence riverKekerenguKekerenguHoughton bayWaipapa bayHoughton bay
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
5.0

S
4.0

S
3.0

S
4.0

SSE
3.0

SE
3.5

SE
2.4

SE
2.0

SE
2.2

SE
2.1

SE
2.0

SE
1.8

SE
1.6

SE
1.8

SE
2.0

SE
1.4

SE
1.5

SE
1.3

ESE
Period(s) (?)101010131313131313131211111211121111
Energy(?)515126641985538333053502183412451643131111258616298821001524544359
Wind
(km/h)
40 S40
40 SSW40
30 SW30
20 SSW20
25 SSW25
15 SSW15
10 SW10
10 SSW10
5 SW5
5 N5
10 ENE10
5 N5
10 N10
10 ENE10
5 NE5
15 ENE15
20 NE20
15 ENE15
Wind State(?)cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
onglassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

4:10PM
1.43

4:32AM
1.35
4:52PM
1.48

5:12AM
1.38
5:38PM
1.48

6:00AM
1.36

6:24PM
1.48
6:54AM
1.30

7:02PM
1.51
7:26AM
1.36

7:55PM
1.46
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:55AM
0.14

10:17PM
0.19
10:42AM
0.16

11:07PM
0.19
11:20AM
0.18

12:02AM
0.19

12:05PM
0.20
12:41AM
0.21

1:01PM
0.20
1:20AM
0.22

1:30PM
0.24
2:15AM
0.23
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-----------------33
High °C
9889988989109111111131213
Low °C
887887787898101110111111
Chill °C (?)
53466577789891010121012
Sunrise
7:37--7:39--7:41--7:43--7:41--7:37--
Sunset
-5:02--5:01--5:00--5:00--5:00--5:00-
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.3

ESE

-

-
3.5

SE
3.0

SE
3.5

SE
2.4

SE
2.0

SE
2.2

SE
2.1

SE
2.0

SE
1.8

SE
1.6

SE
1.8

SE
2.0

SE
1.4

SE
1.5

SE
1.3

ESE
Period (s)12--131313131313131211111211121111
Swell2 (m) & direction
-

-

-
0.1

S
0.2

S
0.1

S
0.8

S
0.6

S
0.7

S
0.6

S
0.4

S
0.1

S
0.1

S
0.1

SW
0.1

SW
0.1

W
0.1

SW

-
Period (s)---22151910101099141515141312-
Wind waves (m) & direction
5.0

S
4.0

S
3.0

S
4.0

SSE
1.4

SSW
0.9

SSW

-

-

-

-

-

-
0.4

NE

-
0.7

ENE

-

-

-
Period (s)101010131010------3-4---


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