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
Saturday 18 September 202140°F to 47°Fdiscouraged
Sunday 19 September 202145°F to 54°Fnot recommended
Monday 20 September 202147°F to 54°Fnot recommended
Tuesday 21 September 202149°F to 58°Fdiscouraged
Wednesday 22 September 202149°F to 50°Frecommended
Thursday 23 September 202152°F to 56°Fdiscouraged
Friday 24 September 202145°F to 54°Fnot recommended

Sea Weather: Your daily and hourly sea weather in Christchurch

Sea weather on Saturday 18 September 2021

On Saturday 18 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:26 and will set at 18:21 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 47°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 21.8mph km/h (with gusts up to 30.5mph). Wave height will be up to 3.3ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature4°C (39°F)4°C (38°F)6°C (42°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (46°F)
Perceived temperature3°C (38°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity71%73%60%57%60%66%71%76%
Barometric pressure1022 hPa1022 hPa1023 hPa1023 hPa1022 hPa1021 hPa1021 hPa1021 hPa
Cloud cover37%17%13%3%7%28%76%55%
Heat index4°C (39°F)4°C (38°F)6°C (42°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (46°F)
Dew point-1°C (30°F)-1°C (30°F)-2°C (29°F)-2°C (29°F)-0°C (32°F)1°C (34°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (39°F)
Wind
Speed18km/h (11mph)29km/h (18mph)31km/h (19mph)35km/h (21mph)28km/h (17mph)13km/h (8mph)19km/h (12mph)25km/h (16mph)
Gusts38km/h (23mph)40km/h (25mph)45km/h (28mph)49km/h (30mph)39km/h (24mph)30km/h (19mph)32km/h (20mph)35km/h (22mph)
Direction 47°
NE
50°
NE
48°
NE
35°
NE
16°
NNE
349°
NNW
328°
NNW
344°
NNW
Wind chill3°C (38°F)3°C (37°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)
Waves
Height0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3.0ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)
Direction 40°
NE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
40°
NE
30°
NNE
30°
NNE
40°
NE
Period8.7 sec.10.1 sec.10.0 sec.9.9 sec.8.8 sec.5.7 sec.8.9 sec.9.0 sec.
Significant height1.0m (3.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)0.9m (3ft)0.9m (3ft)0.9m (3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Sunday 19 September 2021

On Sunday 19 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:24 and will set at 18:22 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 54°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 26.7mph km/h (with gusts up to 39.8mph). Wave height will be up to 3.3ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (51°F)
Perceived temperature5°C (41°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (42°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (47°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (47°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity79%83%78%69%59%62%62%68%
Barometric pressure1018 hPa1016 hPa1015 hPa1012 hPa1008 hPa1005 hPa1006 hPa1005 hPa
Cloud cover16%3%5%4%21%67%100%100%
Heat index8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (51°F)
Dew point4°C (40°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (38°F)4°C (39°F)4°C (40°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (41°F)
Wind
Speed28km/h (18mph)43km/h (27mph)41km/h (26mph)38km/h (24mph)30km/h (19mph)20km/h (13mph)12km/h (8mph)8km/h (5mph)
Gusts39km/h (24mph)64km/h (40mph)56km/h (35mph)53km/h (33mph)62km/h (39mph)62km/h (39mph)48km/h (30mph)37km/h (23mph)
Direction 14°
NNE
338°
NNW
337°
NNW
354°
N
344°
NNW
311°
NW
252°
WSW
192°
SSW
Wind chill5°C (41°F)4°C (40°F)5°C (42°F)7°C (44°F)8°C (47°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (47°F)
Waves
Height0.9m (3.0ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.9m (3.0ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)
Direction 40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
40°
NE
20°
NNE
30°
NNE
40°
NE
30°
NNE
Period8.9 sec.8.7 sec.7.6 sec.7.7 sec.8.0 sec.8.9 sec.8.8 sec.6.6 sec.
Significant height1.0m (3.3ft)1.4m (4.6ft)1.4m (4.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)0.9m (3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2ft)0.5m (1.6ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Monday 20 September 2021

On Monday 20 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:22 and will set at 18:23 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 54°F t and a low of 47°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 31.7mph km/h (with gusts up to 39.8mph). Wave height will be up to 3.6ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature9°C (49°F)8°C (47°F)10°C (49°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (51°F)
Perceived temperature7°C (45°F)6°C (42°F)8°C (46°F)11°C (51°F)11°C (53°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (47°F)7°C (44°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity77%82%78%68%63%74%84%76%
Barometric pressure1006 hPa1006 hPa1008 hPa1008 hPa1007 hPa1006 hPa1006 hPa1006 hPa
Cloud cover100%46%16%17%9%4%5%25%
Heat index9°C (49°F)8°C (47°F)10°C (49°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (51°F)
Dew point6°C (42°F)5°C (42°F)6°C (43°F)6°C (42°F)5°C (41°F)5°C (42°F)7°C (45°F)6°C (43°F)
Wind
Speed18km/h (11mph)22km/h (14mph)18km/h (11mph)28km/h (17mph)38km/h (24mph)42km/h (26mph)51km/h (32mph)41km/h (26mph)
Gusts25km/h (16mph)31km/h (19mph)32km/h (20mph)46km/h (28mph)49km/h (30mph)64km/h (40mph)62km/h (38mph)60km/h (37mph)
Direction 62°
ENE
79°
E
63°
ENE
330°
NNW
350°
N
349°
NNW

N

N
Wind chill7°C (45°F)6°C (42°F)8°C (46°F)11°C (51°F)11°C (53°F)8°C (46°F)8°C (47°F)7°C (44°F)
Waves
Height0.5m (1.6ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.9m (3.0ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.0m (3.3ft)
Direction 110°
ESE
110°
ESE
110°
ESE
30°
NNE
40°
NE
40°
NE
110°
ESE
40°
NE
Period9.4 sec.9.3 sec.9.2 sec.7.4 sec.7.4 sec.7.4 sec.9.0 sec.7.6 sec.
Significant height0.4m (1.3ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.4m (1.3ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.3m (4.3ft)1.6m (5.2ft)1.2m (3.9ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Tuesday 21 September 2021

On Tuesday 21 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:21 and will set at 18:24 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 58°F t and a low of 49°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 23mph km/h (with gusts up to 39.2mph). Wave height will be up to 2.6ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature11°C (51°F)11°C (51°F)11°C (52°F)13°C (55°F)14°C (58°F)11°C (52°F)10°C (50°F)9°C (49°F)
Perceived temperature7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)12°C (54°F)14°C (58°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity75%73%75%68%66%84%84%90%
Barometric pressure1004 hPa1004 hPa1005 hPa1005 hPa1004 hPa1006 hPa1010 hPa1012 hPa
Cloud cover24%8%24%26%46%32%100%100%
Heat index11°C (51°F)11°C (51°F)11°C (52°F)13°C (55°F)14°C (58°F)11°C (52°F)10°C (50°F)9°C (49°F)
Dew point6°C (43°F)6°C (43°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (47°F)8°C (47°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)
Wind
Speed24km/h (15mph)28km/h (18mph)37km/h (23mph)30km/h (18mph)18km/h (11mph)18km/h (11mph)21km/h (13mph)19km/h (12mph)
Gusts63km/h (39mph)54km/h (33mph)52km/h (32mph)51km/h (32mph)36km/h (22mph)34km/h (21mph)30km/h (18mph)27km/h (17mph)
Direction 343°
NNW
309°
NW
332°
NNW
349°
NNW
313°
NW
182°
S
155°
SSE
148°
SSE
Wind chill7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)9°C (48°F)12°C (54°F)14°C (58°F)9°C (48°F)8°C (46°F)7°C (44°F)
Waves
Height0.8m (2.6ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)
Direction 40°
NE
20°
NNE
40°
NE
40°
NE
10°
N
10°
N

N
10°
N
Period9.0 sec.4.2 sec.9.2 sec.9.2 sec.8.3 sec.8.3 sec.6.1 sec.6.0 sec.
Significant height0.6m (2ft)0.8m (2.6ft)1.1m (3.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.6m (2ft)0.6m (2ft)0.6m (2ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Wednesday 22 September 2021

On Wednesday 22 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:19 and will set at 18:25 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 50°F t and a low of 49°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 11.2mph km/h (with gusts up to 16.2mph). Wave height will be up to 2.6ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature9°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (51°F)
Perceived temperature7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity85%87%93%95%93%90%92%89%
Barometric pressure1012 hPa1012 hPa1013 hPa1013 hPa1012 hPa1011 hPa1011 hPa1010 hPa
Cloud cover100%90%100%100%67%45%29%29%
Heat index9°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (51°F)
Dew point7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)9°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (47°F)
Wind
Speed18km/h (11mph)18km/h (11mph)13km/h (8mph)11km/h (7mph)5km/h (3mph)2km/h (1mph)7km/h (4mph)7km/h (4mph)
Gusts26km/h (16mph)20km/h (13mph)24km/h (15mph)19km/h (12mph)11km/h (7mph)16km/h (10mph)21km/h (13mph)10km/h (6mph)
Direction 156°
SSE
236°
SW
242°
WSW
247°
WSW
197°
SSW
190°
S
129°
SE
245°
WSW
Wind chill7°C (44°F)7°C (45°F)7°C (45°F)8°C (46°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)
Waves
Height0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.6m (2.0ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)
Direction 70°
ENE
70°
ENE
20°
NNE
20°
NNE
20°
NNE
20°
NNE
30°
NNE
30°
NNE
Period6.1 sec.5.8 sec.8.4 sec.8.0 sec.7.4 sec.8.0 sec.7.7 sec.7.2 sec.
Significant height0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.9m (3ft)0.6m (2ft)1.0m (3.3ft)1.0m (3.3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Thursday 23 September 2021

On Thursday 23 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:17 and will set at 18:27 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 56°F t and a low of 52°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 17.4mph km/h (with gusts up to 28.6mph). Wave height will be up to 3.9ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (51°F)13°C (55°F)13°C (55°F)13°C (55°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)
Perceived temperature10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)13°C (55°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)
Precipitation0in0in0in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity87%89%89%76%77%80%90%95%
Barometric pressure1009 hPa1007 hPa1006 hPa1003 hPa1000 hPa995 hPa993 hPa990 hPa
Cloud cover60%30%18%17%17%75%53%94%
Heat index11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (51°F)13°C (55°F)13°C (55°F)13°C (55°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)
Dew point9°C (48°F)9°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (48°F)9°C (49°F)9°C (49°F)11°C (51°F)
Wind
Speed18km/h (11mph)18km/h (11mph)28km/h (18mph)24km/h (15mph)23km/h (14mph)22km/h (13mph)17km/h (10mph)11km/h (7mph)
Gusts28km/h (18mph)32km/h (20mph)46km/h (29mph)39km/h (24mph)41km/h (25mph)25km/h (16mph)43km/h (27mph)33km/h (21mph)
Direction 140°
SE
188°
S
235°
SW
251°
WSW
245°
WSW
227°
SW
313°
NW
336°
NNW
Wind chill10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (51°F)13°C (55°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)8°C (47°F)9°C (48°F)
Waves
Height0.7m (2.3ft)0.7m (2.3ft)0.8m (2.6ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)0.9m (3.0ft)
Direction 30°
NNE
30°
NNE
30°
NNE
330°
NNW
330°
NNW
330°
NNW
330°
NNW
30°
NNE
Period6.6 sec.6.5 sec.7.2 sec.8.3 sec.9.5 sec.10.0 sec.10.2 sec.9.9 sec.
Significant height0.8m (2.6ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)0.6m (2ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.5m (1.6ft)0.4m (1.3ft)0.9m (3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather on Friday 24 September 2021

On Friday 24 September 2021, the sun will rise at 06:15 and will set at 18:28 on the beach(es) of Christchurch. The outside temperature will be a high of 54°F t and a low of 45°F. Precipitation is in the forecast (0.3in throughout the day): choose the right time to go to the beach and dodge the raindrops. Be careful, the sea will be generally rough with a wind speed of up to 34.2mph km/h (with gusts up to 41mph). Wave height will be up to 3.9ft today.

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Weather
Sky condition
Outside temperature11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (54°F)11°C (51°F)7°C (45°F)12°C (53°F)
Perceived temperature10°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (49°F)12°C (53°F)9°C (48°F)5°C (40°F)9°C (48°F)
Precipitation0in0.1in0.1in0in0in0in0in0in
Humidity95%84%90%93%85%86%89%68%
Barometric pressure988 hPa988 hPa990 hPa994 hPa995 hPa995 hPa995 hPa994 hPa
Cloud cover100%100%84%57%61%14%0%0%
Heat index11°C (52°F)12°C (53°F)11°C (52°F)11°C (52°F)12°C (54°F)11°C (51°F)7°C (45°F)12°C (53°F)
Dew point11°C (51°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (49°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (49°F)9°C (47°F)6°C (42°F)6°C (43°F)
Wind
Speed35km/h (22mph)44km/h (28mph)37km/h (23mph)48km/h (30mph)40km/h (25mph)55km/h (34mph)37km/h (23mph)26km/h (16mph)
Gusts57km/h (35mph)55km/h (34mph)52km/h (32mph)58km/h (36mph)54km/h (34mph)66km/h (41mph)48km/h (30mph)62km/h (39mph)
Direction 38°
NE
345°
NNW
349°
NNW
354°
N
333°
NNW
318°
NW
333°
NNW
183°
S
Wind chill10°C (49°F)9°C (48°F)10°C (51°F)10°C (49°F)12°C (53°F)9°C (48°F)5°C (40°F)9°C (48°F)
Waves
Height0.9m (3.0ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.1m (3.6ft)0.8m (2.6ft)
Direction 110°
ESE
30°
NNE
20°
NNE
30°
NNE
20°
NNE
30°
NNE
30°
NNE
30°
NNE
Period5.7 sec.9.2 sec.5.4 sec.8.7 sec.6.2 sec.9.1 sec.9.1 sec.9.0 sec.
Significant height1.0m (3.3ft)1.6m (5.2ft)1.2m (3.9ft)1.6m (5.2ft)1.4m (4.6ft)2.0m (6.6ft)1.4m (4.6ft)0.9m (3ft)
Sea water temperature
Water temperature10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)10°C (50°F)

Sea weather chart over the next 7 days

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