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Fergusons Beach 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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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

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.9°C

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:

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Fergusons Beach sea temperature, Fergusons Beach photographs, Fergusons Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fergusons Beach webcams, current wind from Nelson - West Coast live weather stations and Fergusons Beach tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Fergusons Beach

Fergusons Beach Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 07:48 Local time
Wednesday 27
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
ESE 20
ESE 20
Wind State cross-

Tide Times:

For Whanganui Inlet, New Zealand, 3 km from Fergusons Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Fergusons Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Whanganui Inlet Weather NZ, 6 km from Fergusons Beach.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
10.7 °C

Current weather near Fergusons Beach

Overall Fergusons Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Fergusons Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Fergusons Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

South Head Cone - Whanganui Inlet, Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Fergusonns Beach, north swell, Fergusons Beach photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Fergusons Beach  photo

Fergusons Beach

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Fergusons Beach Location Maps

Fergusons Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Nelson - West Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Fergusons Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fergusons Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Fergusons Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Fergusons Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Whanganui Inlet
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Motupipi Inlet
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Astrolabe Road
    38 mi


  • 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.
  • The third closest airport is Westport Airport (WSZ), also in New Zealand, 155 km (96 miles) away.
Fergusons Beach break location map and break info