Port Nelson Webcams

Click on this link to go to the Port Nelson Webcams – You can then select either of the two top cameras: “looking out the Cut” and “looking into the harbour from the south”. These images are updated every minute and give a very good indication of what the conditions are like in the harbour.

Tahunanui Beach Webcam (overlooking the popular kiting and windsurfing spot)

This high quality webcam is very kindly provided and managed by

Click on the thumbnail below and the day’s images (up to the latest) will be loaded full screen. Move your mouse to the left or right to cycle through the day. Check after a session and you might even see yourself caught on camera. Lets hope it catches you while you are blasting at high speed!


More details of these windsurfing spots and others can be found in our Spot Guide. All advice is given in good faith and Nelson Watersports accepts no responsibility for any consequence of your reading this information.

A larger selection of webcams for Nelson and the surrounding region can be found at

Weather Forecasts

At Nelson Watersports, we tend to use a combination/selection of weather forecasts and interpret them based on our experience/local knowledge. The sites we check are:

Feel free to give us a call with any questions or for an on-the-spot update! We’ll also try and post updates on conditions and where we are sailing on the Nelson Watersports Facebook page – so make sure you “like” us!!