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Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 2.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay (calm at Lyttelton 31 km from Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay). 2.5m 8 s period wind swell from SW
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31 km away, 1 h 9 min ago

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10.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 25 Sep 2018 NZST

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

Today's Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay sea temperature is 10.9 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 9.4 max: 10.4 min: 8.2 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
SSW
1.9
SW
4.5
SW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
4.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
S
2.3
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1.9
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1.8
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1.1
SSW
0.9
SSE
0.6
SSW
0.4
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0.3
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0.4
SW
0.2
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0.5
SSW
0.5
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0.5
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0.6
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0.8
SSW
Period(s) (?)8710141313131312111111101211141315141351616
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)83839441541172579046513400726101496904783308187106504140231109515203273
Wind
(km/h)
35
SW
20
W
20
WNW
50
SW
45
SW
35
SW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
NNE
5
N
5
ENE
10
NW
15
NNE
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NW
10
NNE
25
NE
25
NNW
10
SSW
5
NE
5
SW
5
ESE
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on
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oncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:42PM
1.83

4:00AM
1.80
4:22PM
1.82

4:42AM
1.80
5:05PM
1.80

5:26AM
1.80
5:49PM
1.76

6:14AM
1.79

6:38PM
1.73
7:05AM
1.78

7:31PM
1.70
8:02AM
1.79

8:28PM
1.70
9:01AM
1.81

Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:29AM
0.25

9:52PM
0.28
10:10AM
0.26

10:33PM
0.28
10:53AM
0.27

11:15PM
0.29
11:39AM
0.30

12:00AM
0.31

12:28PM
0.32
12:49AM
0.32

1:21PM
0.34
1:43AM
0.33

2:19PM
0.35
2:40AM
0.31


Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
6-1-------------------1
High °C
81110898101091112101418161615151513101214
Low °C
8118887810891179161415151415119118
Chill °C (?)
49934388711129131715151413131291114
Sunrise
6:13--6:11--6:09--6:07--6:05--6:03--6:01--6:00-
Sunset
-6:28--6:29--6:30--6:31--6:32--6:34--6:35--6:36
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 12°C on Fri afternoon, min 7°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SW on Wed morning, calm by Thu afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Sat afternoon, min 7°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

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Information about the Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay Surf forecast

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