uk es it fr pt nl
Eddies South Shore ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

See all 18 ratings

Based on 2 votes. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Eddies South Shore Surf Guide

Eddies South Shore in Canterbury is an exposed sandbar break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the sandbar tend to peel to the left. Best around high tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Eddies South Shore Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
14.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eddies South Shore:

The best conditions reported for surf at Eddies South Shore occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Eddies South Shore (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Eddies South Shore with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in July while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Eddies South Shore Location Map

Interactive Eddies South Shore surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Eddies South Shore is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Eddies South Shore is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 148 km (92 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Eddies South Shore Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 15:21 Local Time
Saturday 08Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
Period (s) 6 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 5
E 15
N 15
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Eddies South Shore

Surf stats for Eddies South Shore, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Eddies South Shore

Wind stats for Eddies South Shore, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Eddies South Shore. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Eddies South Shore: