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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 17 km away suggest it is still onshore at Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay (fresh winds from the SSE at French Farm Christchurch wx). 1.0m 4 s period wind swell from SSE
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17 km away, 57 min ago

Moderate
29.9 km/h
SSE
6.2
13.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Sunday 18 Nov 2018 NZDT

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

Today's Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay sea temperature is 13.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 11.4 max: 12.3 min: 10.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.5
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1.8
SSW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SSW
3
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3.5
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2.4
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2
E
1.6
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1.2
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0.9
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1.1
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Period(s) (?)968812121110109910109988888887
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)42244297268497253326931184802459227302363235162103169168153219241213422
Wind
(km/h)
15
ESE
30
SW
25
WSW
15
S
10
WSW
20
ENE
20
SW
20
NNE
25
NE
20
ENE
5
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10
ENE
15
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15
NE
15
NE
20
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15
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15
NE
20
E
15
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10
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20
ESE
25
SE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoncrosscross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

1:28AM
1.64

1:46PM
1.71
2:10AM
1.70

2:29PM
1.74
2:53AM
1.76

3:12PM
1.77
3:37AM
1.83

3:57PM
1.80

4:24AM
1.90
4:44PM
1.83

5:12AM
1.96
5:34PM
1.85

6:03AM
2.00
6:26PM
1.86

Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:18PM
0.39
7:35AM
0.40

8:00PM
0.35
8:19AM
0.35

8:41PM
0.30
9:03AM
0.30

9:23PM
0.24
9:49AM
0.25

10:07PM
0.19
10:37AM
0.21

10:54PM
0.15
11:27AM
0.18

11:44PM
0.11
12:19PM
0.15

12:36AM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Banks Peninsula - Gough Bay which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay blow from the N.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
315-313-22--------1714-18
High °C
139101010111012131313141413141414141414151414
Low °C
1289109101010131312131413141414131414141414
Chill °C (?)
1258889810111113131312131313131313141212
Sunrise
--5:48--5:47--5:47--5:46--5:45--5:43--5:43--
Sunset
8:36--8:37--8:37--8:39--8:40--8:42--8:44--8:45-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 38mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sun afternoon, min 8°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun night, calm by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sun morning, min 13°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Banks Peninsula - Hickory 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 - Hickory Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Banks Peninsula - Hickory 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 - Hickory 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 - Hickory 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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