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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
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Rating3
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0
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3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7

NW
1.2

NW
0.5

SE
0.7

SE
0.9

NNW
0.7

SE
2.3

SSW
1.8

SE
2.3

SE
1.8

SE
1.4

SE
1.3

S
1.4

SSW
1.1

S
0.7

S
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
1.8

N
Period(s) (?)999998711111111914161515146
Energy(?)4372103987121725127661305787462247799589218304192260
Wind
(km/h)
15 WSW15
15 WSW15
5 SSW5
20 SW20
10 N10
25 SW25
35 SW35
25 SSW25
10 SW10
10 W10
20 SSW20
5 NE5
0 WNW0
10 ESE10
15 NNE15
0 W0
10 E10
10 WNW10
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
onoffoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
glassglassonoffglassoncross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)


7:19PM
3.34
7:37AM
3.28

8:14PM
3.54
8:27AM
3.42
3:18PM
1.46

3:37AM
1.35
4:02PM
1.47

9:47AM
3.73
4:40PM
1.89

5:13AM
1.32
5:27PM
1.50

Low Tide
/ height (m)

12:46PM
1.50
1:31AM
1.43

1:46PM
1.38
2:18AM
1.29


9:34PM
0.27
9:44AM
0.24

10:24PM
0.26
3:29AM
1.00

11:08PM
0.26
11:20AM
0.23

11:53PM
0.25
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearcloudyclearrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
111211101291011913109141211141616
Low °C
10109910891091099131210131512
Chill °C (?)
9101171167871278141110141616
Sunrise
7:07--7:05--7:03--7:01--7:01--6:58--
Sunset
-5:52--5:52--5:50--5:52--5:52--5:53-
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.3

NW

-
0.5

SE
0.7

SE
0.9

NNW
0.7

SE
0.6

SE
1.8

SE
2.3

SE
1.8

SE
1.4

SE
1.3

S
1.4

SSW
1.1

S
0.7

S
0.8

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.7

NE
Period (s)9-99981111111111914161515146
Swell2 (m) & direction
-

-
0.3

ESE
0.2

ENE
0.2

N
0.2

ENE
0.1

NE
0.1

E
0.1

SW
0.1

S
0.1

S
1.1

SE
0.9

SE
0.8

SE
0.6

SE
0.6

NE
0.4

NNE
0.6

S
Period (s)--10111210101019181710101095512
Wind waves (m) & direction
1.7

NW
1.2

NW
0.3

SW
0.7

SW

-
1.3

SSW
2.3

SSW
1.6

SSW

-
1.2

SSW
1.3

S

-
0.8

N
0.8

N
0.3

NNE
1.2

NNE
1.3

N
1.8

N
Period (s)9994-576-57-443556


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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reef and point
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beach and reef
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beach
beach
beach and reef
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