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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 Recent clean conditions at Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (moderate winds from the SE at SHIP7817 39 km from Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay). 0.7m 9 s period swell from NE with 0.7m 3 s period wind swell from NNW
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39 km away, 1 h 19 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
SE
11.5
9.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Sunday 22 Jul 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 9.9 °C (Statistics for 22 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 9.3 max: 10.3 min: 8.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
NE
1.1
NE
0.7
NE
1.1
SSW
1.8
S
2.1
S
1.7
S
1.4
SSE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
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0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
SW
1.1
SSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
2.2
SSW
Period(s) (?)991211109987778710101011111010789
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)13218812527559368643027791911058275494854459403253175666824741
Wind
(km/h)
25
NW
10
NW
15
SW
20
S
20
S
20
SW
20
SW
5
SE
5
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5
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5
NE
20
NE
15
NE
5
ENE
10
SW
10
ENE
15
WSW
25
SW
30
SW
15
WSW
40
SW
30
SW
25
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
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off
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on
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cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

12:24AM
1.74

12:54PM
1.79
1:12AM
1.71

1:41PM
1.78
1:58AM
1.69

2:25PM
1.79
2:41AM
1.69

3:07PM
1.80

3:23AM
1.69
3:48PM
1.81

4:04AM
1.69
4:30PM
1.81

4:46AM
1.69
5:12PM
1.81

Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:16PM
0.32
6:37AM
0.27

7:06PM
0.35
7:24AM
0.29

7:53PM
0.36
8:07AM
0.29

8:37PM
0.35
8:49AM
0.29

9:19PM
0.34
9:31AM
0.28

10:01PM
0.34
10:12AM
0.28

10:43PM
0.33
10:54AM
0.28

11:25PM
0.34

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)
-2211-24-----72241-----
High °C
1310101087887879109999999101010
Low °C
11910977877778988988989109
Chill °C (?)
118875355677687987656667
Sunrise
--7:50--7:50--7:48--7:48--7:47--7:46--7:45--
Sunset
5:15--5:16--5:17--5:19--5:20--5:21--5:22--5:22-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Sun night. Cool air temperatures (max 13°C on Sun afternoon, min 7°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 16mm), heaviest on Thu night. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Thu afternoon, min 8°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, fresh winds from the SW by Sun morning).

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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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