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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 glassy conditions at Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay (calm at Harbour Lyttelton wx 38 km from Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay). 0.5m 9 s period swell from S with 0.7m 4 s period wind swell from NE
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38 km away, 1 h 14 min ago

Calm
4.3 km/h
NNE
19.5
18.3
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Tuesday 23 Jan 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 18.3 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 15.9 min: 13.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
S
0.4
NE
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
ENE
0.7
NE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
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0.8
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0.6
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0.5
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2
NE
1.2
NE
1
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1.1
NE
Period(s) (?)1615149713121315149111110101099117778
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)102454115144234431811451271261491851251171085461368151102125
Wind
(km/h)
15
NNE
15
N
5
W
10
ENE
5
NNE
5
WNW
10
E
15
SSE
10
ESE
15
ENE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
5
N
5
ENE
15
E
15
NNE
25
NNE
25
NE
20
NNE
10
NW
15
ENE
15
NNW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offglasscrosscross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:39PM
1.63
10:03AM
1.70

10:30PM
1.67
10:53AM
1.71

11:24PM
1.73
11:48AM
1.74

12:21AM
1.81
12:44PM
1.79

1:18AM
1.91

1:41PM
1.86
2:15AM
2.01

2:38PM
1.93
3:12AM
2.11

3:34PM
2.00

Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:47AM
0.40

4:18PM
0.37

4:41AM
0.38
5:10PM
0.33

5:37AM
0.34
6:02PM
0.27

6:34AM
0.28
6:58PM
0.18

7:32AM
0.21

7:54PM
0.09
8:30AM
0.13

8:51PM
-0.00
9:27AM
0.05

9:47PM
-0.08

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)
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High °C
2021252522242320181818191919202018191921252526
Low °C
2020232320222118181818181918191917181919232424
Chill °C (?)
2021252522242320181818191919202018191921252526
Sunrise
--6:15--6:16--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:24--
Sunset
9:02--9:01--9:00--9:00--8:59--8:58--8:57--8:55-
Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Wed morning, min 18°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue night, min 17°C on Sun night). 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.

Are you planning a holiday in Canterbury? If you are looking for accommodation near Banks Peninsula - Hickory Bay, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Canterbury, consider staying in Christchurch which is 44 km (27 miles) away.

TSUNAMI WARNING:

 23rd Jan 2018 09:31:41 AM UTC: FOLLOWING ALASKA MAGNITUDE 8.2 EQ.
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