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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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Rating4
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3
2
5
4
3
3
5
5
5
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4

SSW
0.7

SSW
1.0

SSW
1.6

S
1.7

S
1.2

S
1.4

S
1.6

S
1.4

S
1.1

S
2.2

S
2.5

S
1.7

S
1.2

S
1.0

S
1.8

S
1.9

S
1.9

S
Period(s) (?)14121113111013131312811101010151413
Energy(?)6711522789057073206638356333776981397627300208151113911256
Wind
(km/h)
20 NW20
15 WSW15
20 SW20
5 E5
5 W5
5 SE5
15 NW15
10 WNW10
15 NW15
10 W10
30 SSW30
20 SSE20
5 NE5
5 ENE5
10 NW10
5 N5
10 ESE10
10 E10
Wind State(?)cross-
off
offoffglassoffglasscross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
glasscross-
on
on
High Tide
/ height (m)

5:29AM
1.62
5:40PM
1.59

6:12AM
1.79
6:52PM
1.51

7:00AM
2.30

7:35PM
1.65
8:05AM
1.82

8:33PM
1.66
9:03AM
1.80

9:31PM
1.65
10:15AM
1.66

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:54PM
-0.00
11:48AM
0.03

11:50PM
-0.06
12:31PM
-0.03

12:54AM
-0.07

1:35PM
-0.05
1:44AM
-0.10

2:40PM
-0.07
2:43AM
-0.08

3:21PM
-0.05
3:42AM
-0.05

4:18PM
-0.03
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
212324172527232625211414131719182125
Low °C
172222162226202525141314131618171925
Chill °C (?)
212324172527232625211213131719182125
Sunrise
-6:13--6:15--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:20-
Sunset
--8:55--8:57--8:55--8:53--8:47--8:54
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.4

SSW
0.7

SSW
1.0

SSW
1.6

S
1.7

S
1.2

S
1.4

S
1.6

S
1.4

S
1.1

S
0.9

S
0.1

E
1.7

S
1.2

S
1.0

S
1.8

S
1.9

S
1.9

S
Period (s)141211131110131313121112101010151413
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.3

ENE
0.4

SSW
0.2

NNE
0.2

ENE
0.2

ENE
0.5

S
0.4

NE
0.4

SW
0.1

NE
0.5

SW
0.1

NE
0.1

SE
0.1

SE
0.1

SE
0.6

S
1.3

S
0.6

ENE

-
Period (s)914798136511141012111113155-
Wind waves (m) & direction
0.9

NNW
1.6

NNW
0.9

WSW

-
0.8

N
0.4

NNE

-
0.6

N
0.8

NNW
1.6

NNW
2.2

S
2.5

S

-

-
0.6

NE
0.9

NE

-
1.0

N
Period (s)664-45-656811--35-5


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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beach and reef
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beach and reef
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