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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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Rating1
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7

S
0.6

ENE
0.7

ENE
1.0

E
1.1

E
1.1

E
1.1

E
1.0

E
0.9

E
0.8

E
0.7

E
0.6

E
0.6

E
0.5

E
0.4

E
0.4

SSW
0.4

S
1.5

N
Period(s) (?)811101212121111111010101010914145
Energy(?)6993112299353330305244191138102727045276961120
Wind
(km/h)
10 SSE10
10 SE10
5 SE5
10 E10
10 ESE10
5 SSW5
5 SSE5
10 E10
0 N0
10 SSE10
10 SSE10
5 SW5
5 ESE5
15 E15
10 NNE10
10 ESE10
20 NNW20
15 NNW15
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
oncrosscross-
on
offcross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)


9:45PM
1.34
10:07AM
1.46

10:32PM
1.32
10:52AM
1.43

11:18PM
1.30
11:35AM
1.43

12:03AM
1.30
12:21PM
1.39

12:48AM
1.31

1:05PM
1.38
1:33AM
1.34
Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:40PM
0.24
3:49AM
0.27

4:26PM
0.26

4:35AM
0.29
5:11PM
0.28

5:19AM
0.33
6:02PM
0.28

6:07AM
0.33
6:39PM
0.29

6:53AM
0.33

7:22PM
0.28
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-132-122----------
High °C
161616151515171717171717181920222120
Low °C
161615151515161716161716171819212018
Chill °C (?)
161616151515171717171717181920222120
Sunrise
5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:41--5:43--
Sunset
-8:54--8:55--8:55--8:55--8:58--8:51-
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.7

E
0.7

S
0.7

ENE
1.0

E
1.1

E
1.1

E
1.1

E
1.0

E
0.9

E
0.8

E
0.7

E
0.6

E
0.6

E
0.5

E
0.4

E
0.4

SSW
0.4

S
0.5

S
Period (s)58101212121111111061010109141412
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.7

S
0.6

ENE
0.6

E
0.5

S
0.9

E
1.1

ESE
0.9

ESE
1.0

E
0.8

E
0.7

E
0.7

E
0.5

E
0.1

S
0.2

S
0.2

S
0.3

E
0.1

E
0.2

E
Period (s)8116866666610671217999
Wind waves (m) & direction
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0.9

ENE

-
0.9

E
1.1

E

-
1.2

E
1.2

E

-

-

-

-

-

-
0.5

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.9

N
1.5

N
Period (s)-5-66-66------3345


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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