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Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf

Detailed Kaikoura and Marlborough surf forecast maps and the latest eyeball surf report from local surfers in the region. Near-shore swell is shown on the map together with the surf forecast rating for spots in Kaikoura and Marlborough. Find the best places to surf in offshore conditions by selecting the wind option on the forecast map. Windsurfers and kite surfers can also use this option to find more favorable cross-shore conditions in Kaikoura and Marlborough. Our local Wavefinder indicates where some of the best conditions are likely to be found in Kaikoura and Marlborough over the next 7 days. Surf photos from Kaikoura and Marlborough and reviews of the best spots and surfing conditions have been provided by local surfers.

Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Forecast

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Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Forecast map for predicting the best wave and wind conditions across the region. For surfers, the map shows the most powerful swell tracking across near-shore open water and not the peak waves experienced by boats out at sea. Move your mouse over the ocean swell symbols or the surf breaks on the coastline to see a more detailed surf forecast including wave period and wind conditions. The forecast updates every 6 hours and most live weather reports update every hour. You can animate the Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf map or show live wind and wave conditions as reported from wavebuoys and local weather stations. Surf breaks shown along the Kaikoura and Marlborough coastline are also listed below.

Kaikoura and Marlborough Photos

Kaikoura and Marlborough Wavefinder

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Best forecast wave conditions in Kaikoura and Marlborough
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.0

S
3.0

SSW
3.5

SSW
2.0

S
1.5

S
1.3

S
1.2

S
0.9

S
0.7

SSW
1.0

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.6

S
1.0

NNE
2.5

NW
1.4

NNE
2.1

NW
1.5

NW
1.5

NNW
Period(s) (?)11141514121210916151413979898
Energy(?)256380347861444678480311142259507215128144595311517365267
Wind
(km/h)
10 WNW10
5 ESE5
15 S15
5 NW5
5 N5
20 NNW20
5 WSW5
5 ENE5
5 SSE5
15 NW15
0 W0
5 NNE5
5 NNW5
5 N5
15 NW15
15 SW15
5 WSW5
5 WNW5
Wind State(?)cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffglassglasscross-
on
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglass
High Tide
/ height (m)

5:40AM

6:09PM
6:37AM

7:14PM
7:35AM

8:04PM
8:34AM

5:40AM
9:16PM
9:40AM

10:02PM
10:32AM

Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:29PM
11:52AM

12:24AM

12:59PM
11:37PM
1:28AM

1:51PM
2:17AM

2:51PM

3:33AM
4:10PM

4:13AM
4:52PM
11:52AM
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearsome cloudscloudyclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudslight rainsome cloudsclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
-------------1----
High °C
1110991212141516121919161321121316
Low °C
1099910111113169161915121991115
Chill °C (?)
1010781110141516111919161221111316
Sunrise
-6:18--6:13--6:13--6:13--6:13--6:11-
Sunset
--6:17--6:15--6:21--6:22--6:22--6:25
Swell1 (m) & direction
1.0

S
2.0

SSW
2.3

S
2.0

S
1.5

S
1.3

S
1.2

S
0.9

S
0.7

SSW
1.0

SSW
0.7

SSW
0.8

NNE
1.0

NNE

-
0.2

S
1.5

NNW
1.0

NNW

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Period (s)11141514121210916151489-1088-
Swell2 (m) & direction
0.4

NE

-

-

-

-
0.1

E
0.6

NE
0.5

SSW
0.7

S
0.1

E
0.6

NNE
0.6

S
0.4

SSW

-
0.1

E
0.8

NW
0.8

NW

-
Period (s)3----1251691271312-111010-
Wind waves (m) & direction
0.5

NW
3.0

SSW
3.5

SSW

-

-
0.6

N
1.1

NNE

-
0.6

NE
2.4

NNW

-

-
3.0

N
2.5

NW
1.4

NNE
2.1

NW
1.5

NW
1.5

NNW
Period (s)31415--35-67--879898


Kaikoura and Marlborough Surf Breaks

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reef and point
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beach and reef
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beach and reef
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