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Dunedin - Kuri Bush ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dunedin - Kuri Bush Surf Guide

Kuri Bush in Dunedin is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of sharks/rips.

Dunedin - Kuri Bush Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunedin - Kuri Bush:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dunedin - Kuri Bush (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dunedin - Kuri Bush with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in June while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunedin - Kuri Bush Location Map

Interactive Dunedin - Kuri Bush 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 Dunedin - Kuri Bush is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Kuri Bush is Alexandra Airport (ALR), also in New Zealand, 113 km (70 miles) away.

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Dunedin - Kuri Bush Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 17:58 Local Time
Friday 05Sat
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.2
SSW
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
Period (s) 12 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
SW 5
WNW 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
glass off

Swell History at Dunedin - Kuri Bush

Surf stats for Dunedin - Kuri Bush, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dunedin - Kuri Bush

Wind stats for Dunedin - Kuri Bush, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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