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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 Continuing clean conditions at Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay (calm at Akaz Bach Akaroa wx 12 km from Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay). 1.1m 7 s period swell from ENE with an additional 0.5m 18 s period swell from SSW
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Actual: 29 min ago

Calm
1.8 km/h
WSW
Clean
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Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Thursday 20 Sep 2018 NZST

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 10.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.4 max: 10.7 min: 8.2 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSW
1.3
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
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1.1
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0.9
SSW
0.9
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0.8
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1.8
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1.7
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0.7
ENE
1.1
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.9
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
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Period(s) (?)18771110101118171410101669111110139788
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)10816983200229220291448428273206314298280454387254106408346296908771
Wind
(km/h)
5
WNW
5
E
10
WSW
10
SW
25
SSW
10
WSW
10
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
0
WNW
30
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25
SSW
30
SSW
15
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10
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
25
SW
20
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25
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30
WSW
30
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Wind State(?)glassglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

12:36PM
1.72
12:56AM
1.64

1:19PM
1.74
1:38AM
1.67

2:01PM
1.77
2:18AM
1.70

2:41PM
1.79
2:59AM
1.73

3:21PM
1.81

3:39AM
1.75
4:02PM
1.81

4:21AM
1.77
4:43PM
1.79

5:04AM
1.77

Low Tide
/ height (m)


6:50PM
0.39
7:04AM
0.35

7:32PM
0.37
7:46AM
0.33

8:13PM
0.34
8:27AM
0.30

8:53PM
0.31
9:07AM
0.28

9:32PM
0.30
9:49AM
0.27

10:13PM
0.29
10:31AM
0.27

10:54PM
0.28
11:15AM
0.28

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)
-----------164----5--11
High °C
13141312111012121113151487791311910989
Low °C
111311121191111111114877671211710789
Chill °C (?)
131413118810108121513534610867645
Sunrise
6:20--6:18--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:11--6:09--6:07-
Sunset
-6:21--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:25--6:27--6:28--6:29
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Sun afternoon, min 9°C on Fri night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Tue afternoon, min 6°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NW on Mon night, strong winds from the SW by Wed night).

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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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