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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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Rating0
0
0
0
0
0
3
2
1
1
0
1
0
2
2
1
1
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4

ENE
0.3

S
0.4

S
0.5

S
0.4

S
0.4

S
0.7

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.4

SSW
1.4

NE
0.4

ENE
0.6

NW
0.6

NW
0.6

NW
1.3

NW
0.2

ENE
Period(s) (?)691099818151413127819181778
Energy(?)1414314124233181261119650223252992661811496
Wind
(km/h)
10 SW10
5 SSW5
10 SE10
5 SSW5
10 NNE10
15 ENE15
5 W5
0 E0
10 NE10
10 NW10
20 N20
20 N20
5 WNW5
10 S10
5 NW5
10 WSW10
0 W0
15 WSW15
Wind State(?)cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glassoffcross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)

8:44AM
1.48

9:09PM
1.58
9:36AM
1.43

10:00PM
1.53
10:27AM
1.39

10:50PM
1.49
11:16AM
1.36

11:38PM
1.46

12:04PM
1.34
12:24AM
1.43

12:50PM
1.33
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:35AM
0.10

2:51PM
0.13

3:28AM
0.15
3:42PM
0.18

4:20AM
0.19
4:33PM
0.23

5:09AM
0.23
5:21PM
0.26

5:57AM
0.26

6:09PM
0.28
6:42AM
0.27

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clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
151515141820191818192121181617131718
Low °C
141414141520181716181819151215111416
Chill °C (?)
151515141820191818192121181617131718
Sunrise
-7:05--7:07--7:07--7:09--7:09--7:11-
Sunset
--5:38--5:37--5:35--5:35--5:37--5:31
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.4

ENE
0.3

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.5

S
0.4

S
0.4

S
0.7

SSW
0.7

ENE
0.5

SSW
0.5

SSW
0.4

SSW
0.3

SSW
0.4

NNE
1.0

NNW
0.6

NW
0.6

NW
1.0

NW
0.2

NNE
Period (s)6689981891413121169181776
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.4

SE
0.3

S
0.4

S
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.2

SSE
0.5

NE
0.5

SSW
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.4

ENE
0.1

S
0.4

ENE
0.6

NW

-

-
0.4

NW
0.2

ENE
Period (s)4910871151588816819--168
Wind waves (m) & direction
-

-
0.2

S

-
0.1

E
0.9

NE

-
0.3

WSW
0.2

N
0.6

NE
1.0

NNE
1.4

NE

-

-
0.9

NW
0.9

NW
1.3

NW
0.5

SW
Period (s)--2-24-33477--9673


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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