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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
MangamaunuBreaker bayAirport rights 1KekerenguClarence riverClarence riverClarence riverClarence riverClarence riverMangamaunuMangamaunuMangamaunuMangamaunuMangamaunuWaipapa bayAirport rights 1MangamaunuMangamaunu
Rating0
1
3
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
4
3
4
5
5
4
4
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.3

ENE
1.2

SSE
1.9

SSE
2.0

ESE
2.5

SW
3.0

SSW
3.0

S
3.5

SSW
3.0

S
2.2

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.6

S
1.9

S
1.9

S
1.5

S
1.5

S
1.3

S
Period(s) (?)116798911111110109111212141412
Energy(?)24913795959811403219526392118106053938059910311013928820464
Wind
(km/h)
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
5 SW5
10 SW10
20 SW20
20 S20
20 SSW20
25 SW25
20 S20
5 NNE5
10 SE10
10 ESE10
5 SE5
10 E10
20 NE20
15 N15
5 NW5
5 ESE5
Wind State(?)cross-
on
onglasscross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
off
offglasscross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)

8:58AM
1.47

9:20PM
1.42
10:08AM
1.56

10:26PM
1.59
10:48AM
1.40

11:14PM
1.41
11:24AM
1.46
3:55PM
3.61
11:59PM
1.49
12:25PM
1.45

12:54AM
1.71

1:19PM
1.47
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:43AM
0.22

3:11PM
0.22
3:31AM
0.22

4:30PM
0.62

4:37AM
0.18
4:47PM
0.19

5:14AM
0.19


6:15AM
0.16
6:37PM
0.12

7:10AM
0.13

rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Summary
rain shwrsheavy rainlight rainrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
737419176-----------
High °C
182022191716131516161817161719182627
Low °C
171921161714121315151716161618182327
Chill °C (?)
182022181615111315161817161619182627
Sunrise
-6:50--6:54--6:54--6:56--6:58--6:58-
Sunset
--8:16--8:20--8:19--8:17--8:15--8:15
Swell1 (m) & direction
-

-

-
2.0

ESE
0.8

ESE
0.6

ENE
0.4

NE
3.0

S
2.5

S
2.2

S
1.7

S
1.5

S
1.6

S
1.9

S
1.9

S
1.5

S
1.5

S
1.3

S
Period (s)---991010111110109111212141412
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.3

ENE
0.1

SW

-

-
0.7

ENE
0.4

ESE

-
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.3

ENE
1.2

S
0.7

NE

-
Period (s)1112--99-99988101010146-
Wind waves (m) & direction
0.7

S
1.2

SSE
1.9

SSE

-
2.5

SW
3.0

SSW
3.0

S
3.5

SSW
3.0

S

-

-

-

-

-

-

-
1.5

N

-
Period (s)567-89111111-------6-


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

beach
point/Rivermouth
reef and point
point
point
beach and reef
beach
beach
beach
beach
beach and reef
beach