Sea weather in Christchurch in New Zealand All the beach weather in Christchurch

All the essential weather information for enjoying the beach in Christchurch in New Zealand, for swimming, tanning or water sports! Our sea weather data is reliable, easy to read and updated every day.

Weather: When should you go to the beach in Christchurch over the next 7 days?

Discover the best moment to go to the beach in Christchurch in New Zealand this week to enjoy the best weather and calmest sea possible. Our opinion is based on reliable sea weather forecasts in Christchurch. You can see full forecasts by clicking on the day you want to see in the table below.

Date Outside temp. Our opinion
Thursday 11 August 202240°F to 45°Fdiscouraged
Friday 12 August 202238°F to 41°Fdiscouraged
Saturday 13 August 202240°F to 43°Fdiscouraged
Sunday 14 August 202241°F to 49°Fdiscouraged
Monday 15 August 202243°F to 45°Fnot recommended
Tuesday 16 August 202245°F to 49°Fnot recommended
Wednesday 17 August 202250°F to 50°Fnot recommended

Sea Weather: Your daily and hourly sea weather in Christchurch

Sea weather on Thursday 11 August 2022

On Thursday 11 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:31 and will set at 17:39 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 45°F t and a low of 40°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! The sea will be generally calm, with a wind speed of up to 14.3mph km/h (with gusts up to 21.8mph). Wave height will be up to 3ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (42°F)5°C (42°F)5°C (40°F)
Perceived temperature0°C (33°F)1°C (34°F)2°C (35°F)3°C (38°F)5°C (40°F)3°C (38°F)3°C (37°F)2°C (36°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity82%90%88%66%59%64%78%88%
Barometric pressure1021 hPa1022 hPa1024 hPa1025 hPa1024 hPa1025 hPa1026 hPa1026 hPa
Cloud cover100%95%80%87%81%23%98%79%
Heat index4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (42°F)5°C (42°F)5°C (40°F)
Dew point1°C (34°F)3°C (37°F)3°C (38°F)0°C (33°F)-1°C (31°F)-1°C (31°F)2°C (35°F)3°C (37°F)
Wind
Speed23km/h (14mph)21km/h (13mph)16km/h (10mph)9km/h (6mph)10km/h (6mph)10km/h (6mph)10km/h (6mph)9km/h (5mph)
Gusts34km/h (21mph)35km/h (22mph)25km/h (15mph)23km/h (14mph)18km/h (11mph)18km/h (11mph)15km/h (10mph)14km/h (9mph)
Direction 208°
SSW
199°
SSW
205°
SSW
199°
SSW
253°
WSW
256°
WSW
259°
W
238°
WSW
Wind chill0°C (33°F)1°C (34°F)2°C (35°F)3°C (38°F)5°C (40°F)3°C (38°F)3°C (37°F)2°C (36°F)
Waves
Height0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.8m (2.6ft)
Direction 60°
ENE
40°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
Period8.9 sec.10.5 sec.10.5 sec.10.4 sec.10.3 sec.10.3 sec.10.4 sec.10.4 sec.
Significant height0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.2m (3.9ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)

Sea weather on Friday 12 August 2022

On Friday 12 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:29 and will set at 17:40 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 41°F t and a low of 38°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! The sea will be generally calm, with a wind speed of up to 9.9mph km/h (with gusts up to 21.1mph). Wave height will be up to 2.6ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)3°C (38°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (39°F)
Perceived temperature3°C (37°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)1°C (35°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity86%84%83%75%69%71%76%72%
Barometric pressure1026 hPa1025 hPa1025 hPa1025 hPa1024 hPa1024 hPa1025 hPa1026 hPa
Cloud cover59%14%5%7%0%4%16%12%
Heat index4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)3°C (38°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (39°F)
Dew point2°C (35°F)1°C (34°F)1°C (33°F)1°C (33°F)-2°C (29°F)-1°C (31°F)1°C (33°F)-1°C (31°F)
Wind
Speed2km/h (1mph)4km/h (3mph)2km/h (1mph)12km/h (7mph)11km/h (7mph)16km/h (10mph)14km/h (9mph)13km/h (8mph)
Gusts8km/h (5mph)8km/h (5mph)7km/h (4mph)23km/h (14mph)25km/h (16mph)34km/h (21mph)32km/h (20mph)18km/h (11mph)
Direction 291°
WNW
46°
NE
165°
SSE
243°
WSW
249°
WSW
264°
W
243°
WSW
262°
W
Wind chill3°C (37°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)1°C (35°F)
Waves
Height0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2.0ft)
Direction 50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
50°
NE
40°
NE
Period10.3 sec.10.2 sec.10.1 sec.10.1 sec.10.0 sec.10.0 sec.10.1 sec.10.0 sec.
Significant height1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)

Sea weather on Saturday 13 August 2022

On Saturday 13 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:28 and will set at 17:42 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 43°F t and a low of 40°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! The sea will be generally calm, with a wind speed of up to 9.9mph km/h (with gusts up to 15.5mph). Wave height will be up to 2ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature5°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (42°F)4°C (39°F)6°C (43°F)6°C (43°F)
Perceived temperature2°C (36°F)1°C (35°F)1°C (34°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (39°F)2°C (36°F)4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity74%75%74%63%60%67%73%78%
Barometric pressure1026 hPa1026 hPa1026 hPa1027 hPa1025 hPa1024 hPa1025 hPa1024 hPa
Cloud cover18%7%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Heat index5°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (42°F)4°C (39°F)6°C (43°F)6°C (43°F)
Dew point0°C (33°F)0°C (33°F)0°C (32°F)-1°C (29°F)-2°C (29°F)-2°C (29°F)2°C (35°F)3°C (37°F)
Wind
Speed10km/h (6mph)10km/h (6mph)11km/h (7mph)16km/h (10mph)15km/h (9mph)11km/h (7mph)14km/h (9mph)13km/h (8mph)
Gusts15km/h (9mph)21km/h (13mph)23km/h (15mph)20km/h (12mph)17km/h (11mph)14km/h (9mph)18km/h (11mph)25km/h (15mph)
Direction 275°
W
13°
NNE
41°
NE
16°
NNE

N
305°
NW
257°
WSW
252°
WSW
Wind chill2°C (36°F)1°C (35°F)1°C (34°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (39°F)2°C (36°F)4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)
Waves
Height0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)
Direction 40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
Period9.9 sec.9.9 sec.9.8 sec.14.4 sec.14.2 sec.13.7 sec.13.3 sec.13.3 sec.
Significant height0.7m (2.3ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)

Sea weather on Sunday 14 August 2022

On Sunday 14 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:26 and will set at 17:43 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 49°F t and a low of 41°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! The sea will be generally calm, with a wind speed of up to 13.7mph km/h (with gusts up to 19.9mph). Wave height will be up to 3.3ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature6°C (42°F)5°C (41°F)5°C (41°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (46°F)
Perceived temperature4°C (39°F)4°C (39°F)2°C (36°F)6°C (43°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (45°F)6°C (42°F)5°C (41°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity81%79%77%63%64%73%77%73%
Barometric pressure1022 hPa1021 hPa1020 hPa1019 hPa1017 hPa1018 hPa1019 hPa1020 hPa
Cloud cover0%8%7%10%7%6%60%13%
Heat index6°C (42°F)5°C (41°F)5°C (41°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (46°F)
Dew point3°C (37°F)2°C (35°F)1°C (35°F)1°C (34°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (39°F)3°C (38°F)
Wind
Speed7km/h (4mph)6km/h (4mph)10km/h (6mph)16km/h (10mph)22km/h (13mph)17km/h (11mph)12km/h (8mph)14km/h (9mph)
Gusts14km/h (9mph)10km/h (6mph)23km/h (14mph)27km/h (17mph)32km/h (20mph)28km/h (17mph)23km/h (14mph)27km/h (17mph)
Direction 270°
W
277°
W
347°
NNW
294°
WNW
284°
WNW
223°
SW
213°
SSW
167°
SSE
Wind chill4°C (39°F)4°C (39°F)2°C (36°F)6°C (43°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (45°F)6°C (42°F)5°C (41°F)
Waves
Height0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3.0ft)1.0m (3.3ft)
Direction 40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
120°
ESE
120°
ESE
110°
ESE
Period13.3 sec.13.2 sec.13.1 sec.12.9 sec.12.8 sec.17.5 sec.17.3 sec.17.5 sec.
Significant height0.6m (2ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.6m (2ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.3m (4.3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)

Sea weather on Monday 15 August 2022

On Monday 15 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:25 and will set at 17:44 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 45°F t and a low of 43°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! Be careful, the sea will be generally rough with a wind speed of up to 26.7mph km/h (with gusts up to 33.6mph). Wave height will be up to 3.9ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (43°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)
Perceived temperature5°C (41°F)5°C (41°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (41°F)3°C (38°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (37°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity72%86%86%79%70%74%77%79%
Barometric pressure1023 hPa1026 hPa1028 hPa1031 hPa1030 hPa1031 hPa1032 hPa1032 hPa
Cloud cover25%99%100%100%88%100%94%80%
Heat index7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)6°C (43°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)
Dew point3°C (37°F)5°C (41°F)4°C (40°F)3°C (37°F)2°C (35°F)2°C (35°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (38°F)
Wind
Speed12km/h (8mph)12km/h (7mph)20km/h (12mph)21km/h (13mph)24km/h (15mph)31km/h (19mph)39km/h (24mph)43km/h (27mph)
Gusts25km/h (16mph)17km/h (10mph)38km/h (23mph)39km/h (24mph)46km/h (28mph)45km/h (28mph)53km/h (33mph)54km/h (34mph)
Direction 164°
SSE
119°
ESE
112°
ESE
88°
E
80°
E
59°
ENE
55°
NE
48°
NE
Wind chill5°C (41°F)5°C (41°F)5°C (40°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (41°F)3°C (38°F)2°C (36°F)3°C (37°F)
Waves
Height1.0m (3.3ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)
Direction 110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
100°
E
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
Period17.2 sec.16.4 sec.15.5 sec.14.5 sec.13.6 sec.13.1 sec.12.6 sec.11.9 sec.
Significant height1.3m (4.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.4m (4.6ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)

Sea weather on Tuesday 16 August 2022

On Tuesday 16 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:23 and will set at 17:45 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 49°F t and a low of 45°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! Be careful, the sea will be generally rough with a wind speed of up to 26.1mph km/h (with gusts up to 39.2mph). Wave height will be up to 4.3ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (49°F)
Perceived temperature3°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity79%83%87%89%89%85%87%89%
Barometric pressure1031 hPa1031 hPa1029 hPa1028 hPa1025 hPa1022 hPa1021 hPa1018 hPa
Cloud cover83%59%91%96%58%55%66%65%
Heat index7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (49°F)
Dew point4°C (39°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)
Wind
Speed42km/h (26mph)38km/h (23mph)32km/h (20mph)21km/h (13mph)14km/h (9mph)14km/h (9mph)20km/h (12mph)19km/h (12mph)
Gusts63km/h (39mph)40km/h (25mph)42km/h (26mph)35km/h (22mph)28km/h (17mph)16km/h (10mph)21km/h (13mph)21km/h (13mph)
Direction 48°
NE
44°
NE
42°
NE
35°
NE
46°
NE
42°
NE
24°
NNE
41°
NE
Wind chill3°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)5°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)
Waves
Height1.2m (3.9ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)
Direction 110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
100°
E
330°
NNW
330°
NNW
330°
NNW
Period11.3 sec.10.9 sec.10.7 sec.10.5 sec.7.8 sec.8.0 sec.7.9 sec.8.0 sec.
Significant height1.3m (4.3ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.0m (3.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.4m (1.3ft)0.3m (1ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.4m (1.3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)

Sea weather on Wednesday 17 August 2022

On Wednesday 17 August 2022, the sun will rise at 07:22 and will set at 17:46 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 50°F t and a low of 50°F. There will be little to no precipitation today, so unless you go swimming, you can enjoy the beach and stay dry! Be careful, the sea will be generally rough with a wind speed of up to 28.6mph km/h (with gusts up to 37.3mph). Wave height will be up to 6.2ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)
Perceived temperature7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0.1in0in0in
Humidity84%84%88%89%95%95%93%96%
Barometric pressure1017 hPa1015 hPa1013 hPa1014 hPa1013 hPa1011 hPa1009 hPa1008 hPa
Cloud cover21%49%62%93%56%98%100%100%
Heat index10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)
Dew point7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (49°F)
Wind
Speed14km/h (9mph)23km/h (14mph)14km/h (9mph)23km/h (15mph)26km/h (16mph)24km/h (15mph)41km/h (25mph)46km/h (28mph)
Gusts33km/h (21mph)40km/h (25mph)41km/h (25mph)31km/h (19mph)44km/h (27mph)31km/h (19mph)48km/h (30mph)60km/h (37mph)
Direction 24°
NNE
47°
NE
42°
NE
42°
NE
46°
NE
49°
NE
45°
NE
43°
NE
Wind chill7°C (45°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)
Waves
Height1.2m (3.9ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.4m (4.6ft)1.5m (4.9ft)1.7m (5.6ft)1.9m (6.2ft)
Direction 330°
NNW
100°
E
120°
ESE
100°
E
100°
E
100°
E
120°
ESE
120°
ESE
Period8.2 sec.9.5 sec.8.5 sec.9.2 sec.9.2 sec.9.1 sec.17.8 sec.17.3 sec.
Significant height0.3m (1ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.3m (1ft)0.6m (2ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.4m (4.6ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)

Sea weather chart over the next 7 days

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