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Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay (light winds from the NW at Harbour Lyttelton wx 39 km from Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay). 1.3m 13 s period swell from S
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39 km away, 49 min ago

Light
6.1 km/h
NW
13.3
14.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Thursday 26 Apr 2018 NZST

Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay sea temperature is 14.3 °C (Statistics for 26 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 11.8 max: 13.4 min: 10.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
S
1.2
S
0.8
SSW
1.2
NE
1
NE
0.5
NE
1.6
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.6
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.4
S
0.9
ENE
1.5
E
1.8
E
1.6
E
3.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
Period(s) (?)13121178877771099710121211810101212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)9194181641281142825530627521044335523718115970592563914801297832946857
Wind
(km/h)
10
ENE
20
NE
25
NNE
15
NW
5
SW
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
S
10
SSE
25
SSW
20
WSW
25
SSW
25
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
NNW
15
WSW
40
SSW
20
SSW
10
SSW
5
ESE
15
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:23AM
1.98

1:49PM
1.94
2:13AM
1.97

2:40PM
1.95

3:03AM
1.94
3:28PM
1.95

3:50AM
1.90
4:15PM
1.93

4:36AM
1.85
5:03PM
1.90

5:23AM
1.79
5:50PM
1.86

6:11AM
1.73

6:37PM
1.81
Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:08PM
0.11
7:37AM
0.10

8:00PM
0.11
8:27AM
0.10

8:50PM
0.12
9:15AM
0.11

9:39PM
0.15
10:01AM
0.13

10:28PM
0.18
10:47AM
0.17

11:16PM
0.23
11:32AM
0.22

12:04AM
0.28

12:19PM
0.28

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay blow from the NW.
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Summary
clearclearclearclearrain shwrsheavy rainmod. rainmod. rainmod. rainlight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearsome cloudsclearsome clouds
Rain (mm)
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High °C
161417191612121213131312111011121213111010109
Low °C
1513141812121211131213121010101111121110999
Chill °C (?)
161316191610101012111110871011101277997
Sunrise
--7:13--7:15--7:16--7:18--7:18--7:20--7:20--
Sunset
5:36--5:35--5:32--5:31--5:30--5:29--5:28--5:25-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 45mm), heaviest during Sat morning. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Fri afternoon, min 11°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Thu night, light winds from the SW by Fri night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Wed morning, min 9°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, strong winds from the SSW by Wed morning).

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Information about the Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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