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Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Banks Peninsula – Hickory Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Canterbury, New Zealand)

Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Spot ID

Hickory Cliff, Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay photo

Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.1 °C

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Thursday, 21 September 2017, 19:05 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.8
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1.7
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2.0
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1.7
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
ENE 20
E 15
E 10
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Wind State cross-
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Hickory Bay in Banks Peninsular is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay, 3 km from Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay.

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At Le Bons Bay, 5 km from Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay.

moderate winds from the NE

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 57 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 162 km (101 miles) away.
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