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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 glassy conditions at Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay (calm at Diamond Harbour 27 km from Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay). 1.0m 12 s period swell from ESE with 2.1m 8 s period wind swell from NE
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27 km away, 56 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
W
18.0
17.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Thursday 18 Jan 2018 NZDT

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 17.0 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.5 max: 16.3 min: 12.8 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
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SSW
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Period(s) (?)12121216151514141312141312121110141410109913
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)12999821491311211157168612072312171931731122802477548292470
Wind
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30
NNE
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NNW
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15
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WNW
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ESE
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WNW
15
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10
NE
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NNE
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ESE
10
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:21AM
1.84
5:37PM
1.72

6:03AM
1.82
6:19PM
1.70

6:44AM
1.80

7:01PM
1.67
7:26AM
1.77

7:44PM
1.65
8:09AM
1.73

8:28PM
1.64
8:53AM
1.71

9:18PM
1.64
9:42AM
1.70

10:09PM
1.67

Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:05PM
0.27
11:34AM
0.33

11:45PM
0.28
12:15PM
0.35

12:27AM
0.31
12:56PM
0.37

1:08AM
0.34

1:39PM
0.39
1:51AM
0.37

2:23PM
0.41
2:38AM
0.40

3:08PM
0.41
3:27AM
0.41

3:58PM
0.39

4:20AM
0.39

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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Thu morning, min 16°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Wed night, calm by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed afternoon, min 17°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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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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