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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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1
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0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.3

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.5

SSW
1.2

N
0.8

NE
0.3

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

NE
1.0

S
0.9

ENE
0.4

SSW
0.5

S
0.5

S
0.8

SSW
1.0

S
Period(s) (?)1010101614146699964141211115
Energy(?)434240481181048549163020662963676415356
Wind
(km/h)
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
5 W5
15 ENE15
25 NE25
15 NNW15
5 E5
10 E10
10 NW10
25 SSW25
20 SSE20
5 ESE5
15 NE15
20 ENE20
10 WSW10
10 SSW10
20 S20
15 S15
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
ononcross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
on
onoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)


10:20PM
1.36
10:42AM
1.47

11:08PM
1.33
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
2:22AM
1.25
Low Tide
/ height (m)

4:14PM
0.22

4:25AM
0.25
5:02PM
0.25

5:12AM
0.28
5:48PM
0.27

5:59AM
0.31
6:34PM
0.28

6:46AM
0.32

7:18PM
0.29
7:41AM
0.30

8:12PM
0.26
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
rain showers
rain showers
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudsclearsome cloudsrain shwrsmod. rainrain shwrsrain shwrs
Rain (mm)
----------1---5713
High °C
161514192117232523171211181919141311
Low °C
151513172015212518151111151916141210
Chill °C (?)
15141419211723252316101017191913119
Sunrise
5:54--5:54--5:54--5:52--5:52--5:50--
Sunset
-8:22--8:22--8:24--8:25--8:28--8:28-
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.5

SSW
0.6

E
0.7

NE
0.4

ENE
0.7

NNE
0.4

ENE
0.4

NE
1.0

S
0.5

S
0.4

SSW
0.8

ENE
0.5

S
0.2

NNE
0.4

SSW
Period (s)10101010145697996614511510
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.5

E
0.3

ENE
0.2

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.1

SE
0.5

SSW
0.4

ENE
0.3

SSW
0.3

ENE
0.3

NNE
0.1

S
0.2

SSW
0.4

SE
0.4

S
0.5

S
0.4

ENE
0.2

ESE
0.2

SSW
Period (s)55151612149109691656126514
Wind waves (m) & direction
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0.3

S

-
0.4

NE
1.2

ENE
0.9

N
1.2

N
0.8

NE

-
1.1

SW
1.1

S

-
0.9

ENE
1.2

ENE

-
0.3

S
0.8

SSW
1.0

S
Period (s)-3-24466-45-45-2115


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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