uk es it fr pt nl
Fergusons Beach break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Fergusons Beach Surf Guide

Fergusons Beach in North West Coast is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Fergusons Beach Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fergusons Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fergusons Beach occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fergusons Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fergusons Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in August while 64% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fergusons Beach Location Map

Interactive Fergusons Beach 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 Fergusons Beach is Nelson Airport (NSN) in New Zealand, which is 99 km (61 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fergusons Beach is Woodbourne Airport (BHE), also in New Zealand, 152 km (94 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Map placeholder
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Fergusons Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 9 February 2023, 20:01 Local Time
ThuFriday 10
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Fergusons Beach

Surf stats for Fergusons Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fergusons Beach

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

Fergusons Beach Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
  • ...

See all 18 ratings

Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
Icon avatar
Tom Bassett-Eason from New Zealand
“Good waves at low and high tide. Heaps of reef break around the area but mainly there is a long left that runs down the beach but that's after a long paddle. You have to get permission from the farm owner to walk through the farm to the break.”

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Fergusons Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

Wave Buoys Nearest To Fergusons Beach: