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Farewell Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Farewell Spit based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on surf-forecast.com to see what is happening with the weather in Farewell Spit right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Farewell Spit

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /
Cloud

Collingwood

13 km SSW100 m above sea level

1 hour ago
dry
0 NNW0
calm
(2 km/h at 336°)
16 °C-
-
-
-
0

Farewell Spit, Golden Bay

21 km ESE3 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
15 SW15
light winds from the SW
(13 km/h at 220°)
15.4 °C-
-
-
no observation
-

Nelson Aerodrome

97 km SSE7 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
5 W5
light winds from the W
(7 km/h at 280°)
14.6 °C20 km
20 km
-
no observation
-

StephensIslandAws

107 km E-152 m above sea level

3 hours ago
no report
5 SSW5
light winds from the SSW
(7 km/h at 210°)
14.7 °C-
-
-
no observation
-

Linkwater

128 km SE8 m above sea level

2 hours ago
dry
5 ENE5
calm
(3 km/h at 61°)
13 °C-
-
-
-
0

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Farewell Spit and within an acceptable time window.