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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 Diamond Harbour 27 km from Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay). 1.3m 6 s period wind swell from SSW
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27 km away, 1 h 25 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
NE
8.0
11.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay Surf Forecast / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 5 pm Tuesday 19 Jun 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 11.2 °C (Statistics for 19 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 9.7 max: 11.0 min: 8.6 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
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1.8
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SSE
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0.5
SW
0.8
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1.5
SSW
2.4
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2.3
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3.5
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Period(s) (?)107121211111111131211101091110913916151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)177251133312908078077724554343272232041881401578029871061165239220855116
Wind
(km/h)
25
SW
20
SSW
10
ESE
10
ENE
5
NE
0
NE
5
SSW
0
NNW
10
N
5
NE
5
NW
10
NNW
10
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNW
20
N
10
NNW
15
NW
15
W
25
WNW
25
NW
25
WNW
40
SW
Wind State(?)oncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:46PM
2.05
9:15AM
1.92

9:45PM
1.99
10:16AM
1.90

10:43PM
1.93
11:14AM
1.87

11:38PM
1.87

12:09PM
1.86
12:30AM
1.83

1:00PM
1.85
1:19AM
1.79

1:47PM
1.84
2:04AM
1.77

2:31PM
1.84

Low Tide
/ height (m)


3:04AM
0.11
3:28PM
0.12

4:03AM
0.14
4:28PM
0.18

5:00AM
0.17
5:26PM
0.22

5:54AM
0.19

6:20PM
0.26
6:44AM
0.22

7:11PM
0.29
7:31AM
0.24

7:58PM
0.30
8:15AM
0.25

8:43PM
0.32

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)
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High °C
910987777776810911141311129111212
Low °C
999877755766989131091088119
Chill °C (?)
68865777664797912118106799
Sunrise
--8:03--8:03--8:03--8:03--8:03--8:03--8:03--
Sunset
4:57--4:57--4:57--4:57--4:58--4:58--4:58--4:59-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 10°C on Tue night, min 5°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Cool air temperatures (max 14°C on Sun afternoon, min 6°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Sat morning, strong winds from the W by Tue night).

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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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