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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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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.0

S
2.5

S
2.3

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.4

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.8

S
1.5

S
1.2

S
1.0

S
0.8

S
1.9

N
0.6

S
0.6

S
1.7

NNE
0.8

S
Period(s) (?)11111099101212151412111171212612
Energy(?)1928170110875163643547525941371868416237141327108100216166
Wind
(km/h)
25 SW25
20 SSW20
5 W5
5 ESE5
10 SE10
5 N5
10 ESE10
5 S5
15 NNW15
5 W5
5 ESE5
15 WNW15
0 WNW0
10 SE10
15 NW15
5 ENE5
15 NNE15
10 NNW10
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassonglasscross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
10:42AM
1.43

11:07PM
1.45
11:32AM
1.44

11:59PM
1.49
12:18PM
1.48

12:54AM
1.71

1:14PM
1.50
1:48AM
1.75

2:10PM
1.53
2:42AM
1.68

3:08PM
1.57
3:38AM
1.72
Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:54PM
0.18

5:21AM
0.18
5:37PM
0.16

6:09AM
0.17
6:41PM
0.10

7:15AM
0.50

7:36PM
0.50
8:02AM
0.09

8:21PM
0.04
8:59AM
0.05

9:19PM
-0.00
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
151615181718172019252722242423232420
Low °C
131614171716172019222619222319222417
Chill °C (?)
131514181718172019252722242423232420
Sunrise
6:54--6:56--6:58--6:58--7:00--7:01--
Sunset
-8:20--8:17--8:10--8:15--8:14--8:13-
Swell1 (m) & direction
3.0

S
0.2

ENE
2.3

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.4

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.8

S
1.5

S
1.2

S
1.0

S
0.8

S

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-
0.6

S
0.8

S
0.9

NE
Period (s)11910991012121514121111--12127
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.2

ENE

-
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.3

ENE

-
0.3

ENE
0.6

NE

-

-

-
0.6

NNE
0.6

S
0.2

SSE
0.1

SE
0.8

S
Period (s)9-8881110-106---812121212
Wind waves (m) & direction
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2.5

S

-

-

-

-

-

-
1.1

NE
1.5

N

-

-

-
1.9

N

-

-
1.7

NNE

-
Period (s)-11------56---7--6-


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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reef and point
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point
beach and reef
beach
beach
beach
beach
beach and reef
beach