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Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay (calm at Akaz Bach Akaroa wx 11 km from Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay). 0.9m 6 s period swell from S with an additional 0.6m 8 s period swell from NE
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Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Saturday 23 Feb 2019 NZDT

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 17.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 14.8 max: 16.5 min: 13.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
S
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.5
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2.1
S
2.1
S
1.9
S
1.9
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1.4
SSE
1
SSE
0.8
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0.9
SSW
0.9
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0.7
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2
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2.5
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2.1
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1.4
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1.8
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.6
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1.7
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Period(s) (?)611986678889101112127887128910
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)642431991011333574133994642641811151832371173627624692151032143383551
Wind
(km/h)
10
SE
5
SE
20
ESE
30
SE
30
SSE
40
S
35
S
25
SSW
20
SSW
10
NNW
15
N
15
NNE
20
N
15
NW
25
NW
30
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSW
5
SW
10
W
10
SSW
10
SSW
5
S
Wind State(?)ononcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:47AM
2.11

8:16PM
2.04
8:44AM
2.02

9:15PM
1.97
9:43AM
1.92

10:16PM
1.90
10:42AM
1.82

11:16PM
1.84
11:41AM
1.75

12:14AM
1.80
12:37PM
1.70

1:08AM
1.77

1:29PM
1.68
1:57AM
1.76

Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:31AM
-0.06

2:02PM
-0.00
2:29AM
0.03

3:00PM
0.06
3:29AM
0.13

3:58PM
0.14

4:30AM
0.22
4:57PM
0.21

5:31AM
0.29
5:55PM
0.26

6:29AM
0.33
6:49PM
0.30

7:23AM
0.36

7:40PM
0.32

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
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1514141313131212131316171821211212121214161412
Low °C
1414131213131212121215171517201111121112151212
Chill °C (?)
141412111010910111216161721219991114161312
Sunrise
-6:56--6:58--7:00--7:01--7:01--7:03--7:05---
Sunset
--8:22--8:21--8:20--8:17--8:15--8:15--8:13--
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Sat night. Cool air temperatures (max 16°C on Tue morning, min 12°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Sun afternoon, calm by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Wed morning, min 11°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Wed night, calm by Sat 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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