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Nelson West Coast Surf

Detailed Nelson West Coast 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 Nelson West Coast. 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 Nelson West Coast. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Nelson West Coast over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Nelson West Coast and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Nelson West Coast Surf Forecast

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Nelson West Coast 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 Nelson West Coast Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Nelson West Coast coastline are also listed below.

Nelson West Coast Surf Report

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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Nelson - West Coast

  1. Head high to a foot overhead sets on exposed west coast reefs. Clean and very hollow for here. Less easterly breeze from Paturau south but just enough NE bump from the 2.5m eastwerly windswell out of Tasman Bay to make it not quite perfect but pretty close. Sunny. Dolphins.

Eyeball Nelson West Coast Surf Reports are sent in by surfers living or working at the Nelson West Coast surf breaks. We don't publish reports from secret spots and reporters send in wave reports from more popular or indicator breaks to help their local surf community. If you are often in Nelson West Coast and want to get involved we can publish your surf reports anonymously or provide free publicity for your business.

Nelson West Coast Photos

Nelson West Coast Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Nelson West Coast
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9

WSW
0.9

WSW
0.6

WSW
0.6

WSW
1.0

WSW
1.1

WSW
1.1

WSW
1.0

WSW
0.9

WSW
0.8

WSW
0.3

W
2.0

W
2.5

W
2.5

WSW
3.5

W
4.0

W
3.5

WSW
3.5

WSW
Period(s) (?)1615151515141414131221681016161514
Energy(?)3803721691744395014603472571787629488911296650781559674555
Wind
(km/h)
20 ESE20
25 ESE25
15 ESE15
5 E5
10 ESE10
5 SSE5
20 W20
15 SSW15
10 SW10
35 WSW35
40 W40
25 WNW25
50 WSW50
35 WSW35
50 W50
50 W50
30 SW30
35 WSW35
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:42PM
2.76

4:10AM
2.84
4:46PM
2.67

5:13AM
2.74
5:50PM
2.63

6:15AM
2.69

6:35PM
2.77
6:57AM
2.79

7:30PM
2.82
7:50AM
2.82

8:19PM
2.90
8:37AM
2.87
Low Tide
/ height (m)

9:52PM
0.50
10:31AM
0.47

10:56PM
0.59
11:34AM
0.54

12:00AM
0.64

12:18PM
0.59
12:46AM
0.69

1:14PM
0.57
1:41AM
0.64

2:03PM
0.52
2:29AM
0.58

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Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsclearrain shwrsrisk thund- dersome cloudsclear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
12911111010121112121414131314131112
Low °C
10891099111111111113121113121111
Chill °C (?)
106101181010910911121010111079
Sunrise
--7:54--7:52--7:52--7:52--7:52--7:52
Sunset
5:08--5:08--5:08--5:08--5:09--5:09--
Swell1 (m) & direction
0.9

WSW
0.9

WSW
0.6

WSW
0.7

E
1.0

WSW
1.1

WSW
1.1

WSW
1.0

WSW
0.9

WSW
0.8

WSW
0.3

W

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0.8

W
1.0

W
0.3

NW
0.3

NW
1.6

W
0.1

NW
Period (s)161515615141414131221-191767163
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.5

SW
0.4

SW
0.6

SW
0.6

WSW
0.5

E

-
0.3

N
0.2

N
0.6

W
0.1

N
0.1

N

-
0.3

NW
0.1

N
0.1

NW
0.1

N
0.2

NNW
0.1

NW
Period (s)12912155-88677-7618577
Wind waves (m) & direction
2.5

ESE
2.4

ESE
1.5

ESE
0.8

SE

-

-

-

-

-

-

-
2.0

W
2.5

W
2.5

WSW
3.5

W
4.0

W
3.5

WSW
3.5

WSW
Period (s)7766-------681016161514


Nelson West Coast Surf Breaks