Beach Weather in Kaikoura Beach, Canterbury Region, New Zealand

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KAIKOURA BEACH, CANTERBURY REGION, NEW ZEALAND BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
KAIKOURA BEACH, CANTERBURY REGION, NEW ZEALAND BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Sun 14th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 11° 13° 14° 12° 12°
99% 96% 46% 22% 21% 21% 23% 23%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Mon 15th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 13° 15° 15° 13° 12°
17% 17% 25% 17% 19% 75% 79% 19%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Tue 16th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 11° 13° 16° 17° 14° 14°
26% 13% 4% 4% 3% 3% 6% 6%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Wed 17th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 12° 11° 13° 15° 13° 12° 12°
5% 14% 11% 11% 19% 53% 65% 88%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Thu 18th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 10° 12° 16° 16° 14° 14°
28% 20% 10% 6% 31% 3% 4% 7%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Fri 19th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 13° 13° 15° 18° 17° 15° 11°
61% 26% 30% 15% 9% 29% 23% 85%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.7mm
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
12°
Sat 20th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 13° 11° 10°
100% 75% 18% 10% 15% 9% 10% 9%
1.3mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sun 14th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
28
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
0.9m
0.8m
1.1m
1.1m
0.6m
8.7s 8.9s 6.7s 6.9s 6.9s 6.9s 6.8s 9.8s
Mon 15th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
0
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
5
kmh
0.6m
0.4m
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
0.6m
10.0s 11.6s 14.5s 14.4s 14.2s 13.6s 13.2s 13.1s
Tue 16th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
3
kmh
4
kmh
3
kmh
3
kmh
13
kmh
17
kmh
14
kmh
8
kmh
0.6m
0.5m
0.6m
0.1m
0.7m
0.8m
0.8m
0.5m
13.0s 12.6s 12.1s 11.9s 11.9s 11.8s 11.4s 11.1s
Wed 17th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
5
kmh
21
kmh
14
kmh
17
kmh
20
kmh
17
kmh
6
kmh
8
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.1m
0.2m
0.4m
0.6m
0.7m
0.9m
10.9s 10.9s 10.8s 10.6s 10.2s 10.1s 16.7s 16.1s
Thu 18th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13
kmh
14
kmh
16
kmh
16
kmh
14
kmh
14
kmh
9
kmh
4
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
1.1m
1.0m
1.2m
1.2m
1.1m
1.0m
15.9s 15.5s 19.4s 17.5s 16.3s 15.8s 14.9s 14.5s
Fri 19th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
6
kmh
7
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
50
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.6m
0.9m
0.8m
2.2m
14.1s 13.4s 12.9s 12.3s 14.5s 14.4s 13.8s 8.8s
Sat 20th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
37
kmh
33
kmh
23
kmh
8
kmh
22
kmh
13
kmh
2
kmh
5
kmh
2.0m
1.8m
1.3m
0.9m
0.5m
0.3m
0.7m
0.7m
7.6s 16.5s 8.4s 8.6s 8.8s 8.8s 8.9s 9.0s
Sun 14th April
3:52 AM 9:53 AM 4:05 PM 10:10 PM
0.50 2.10 0.60 2.20
Mon 15th April
4:44 AM 10:43 AM 4:56 PM 11:03 PM
0.50 2.00 0.60 2.10
Tue 16th April
5:32 AM 11:31 AM 5:45 PM 11:54 PM
0.50 2.00 0.60 2.10
Wed 17th April
6:18 AM 12:20 PM 6:32 PM
0.60 1.90 0.60
Thu 18th April
12:42 AM 7:01 AM 1:09 PM 7:18 PM
2.00 0.60 1.90 0.60
Fri 19th April
1:28 AM 7:42 AM 1:57 PM 8:04 PM
2.00 0.60 1.90 0.70
Sat 20th April
2:11 AM 8:22 AM 2:43 PM 8:51 PM
1.90 0.70 1.80 0.70
Sun 14th April
14°
0.1mm
10kmh SSE
43%
Mon 15th April
15°
0.0mm
6kmh SSE
33%
Tue 16th April
17°
0.0mm
8kmh ENE
8%
Wed 17th April
15°
0.0mm
15kmh S
33%
Thu 18th April
16°
0.0mm
7kmh ENE
13%
Fri 19th April
18°
0.7mm
11kmh NNW
34%
Sat 20th April
13°
1.3mm
14kmh NE
30%
Sun 21st April
16°
0.0mm
7kmh NNW
25%
Mon 22nd April
18°
0.0mm
3kmh W
17%
Tue 23rd April
17°
0.0mm
5kmh N
31%
Wed 24th April
18°
5.8mm
8kmh NNW
56%
Thu 25th April
10°
11.9mm
22kmh WSW
93%
Fri 26th April
10°
0.0mm
19kmh WSW
39%
Sat 27th April
10°
0.0mm
6kmh SE
32%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 15° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 13° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit. There will be 5 days of light rain with an average of 4.0mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 35%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Kaikoura Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Kaikoura Beach, Canterbury Region, South Island, New Zealand

Imagine taking a relaxing holiday at the picturesque Kaikoura Beach, located in the Canterbury Region of South Island, New Zealand. This beautiful coastal destination offers stunning views, an abundance of marine life, and a wide range of activities for beachgoers to enjoy.

Beach Type

Kaikoura Beach is characterized by coarse sand mixed with pebbles and rocks that create a unique and beautiful shoreline. The presence of rocks and nearby reefs make it an ideal location for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts, as these environments attract a diverse array of fish and marine life.

Beach Activities

  • Whale Watching: Kaikoura is world-renowned for its whale-watching opportunities. Visitors can embark on guided tours to observe these majestic creatures up close in their natural habitat.
  • Dolphin Swimming: Experience swimming with playful dolphins in their natural environment through guided tours that cater to all levels of swimmers.
  • Seal Encounters: Visit the nearby Ohau Point Seal Colony to observe fur seals basking on the rocks or frolicking in the water.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Thanks to the rocky shoreline and nearby reefs, Kaikoura Beach offers excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities teeming with diverse marine life.
  • Surfing: While not as famous as other New Zealand surf spots, Kaikoura Beach still offers enjoyable waves for surfers of various skill levels.
  • Beach Walks: Enjoy leisurely strolls along the coastline that provide breathtaking views of both mountains and ocean.

Accommodations

There are several hotels and resorts near Kaikoura Beach that cater to different budgets:

  1. Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses: A luxury eco-lodge located 12 kilometers from Kaikoura Beach, offering guests unique accommodation options such as treehouses surrounded by native bush.
  2. Manakau Lodge: A boutique rural retreat set amidst the stunning Kaikoura mountain ranges, providing a tranquil and luxurious experience.
  3. The White Morph Heritage Collection: A beachfront hotel offering a variety of room types, from studios to deluxe spa suites, with stunning ocean and mountain views.

Areas to Stay In

  • Kaikoura Town Center: The town center is conveniently located near the beach and offers a range of accommodations, dining options, and shops. Staying in this area allows easy access to all local attractions.
  • South Bay: This quieter residential area offers a more relaxed atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the town center. South Bay is ideal for those seeking tranquility while still being close to the beach and nature.

Beach Amenities

Kaikoura Beach provides visitors with several amenities for a comfortable and enjoyable experience:

  1. Public restrooms
  2. Picnic areas
  3. Barbecue facilities
  4. Children's playground
  5. On-site parking

Overall, Kaikoura Beach offers visitors an unforgettable holiday experience combining breathtaking scenery, diverse marine life encounters, and plenty of activities to suit all interests.

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