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Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Spot ID

Raupo Bay, Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay photo

Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay

Photo credit: Ineke Chapman

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Sunday, 26 April 2015, 04:00 Local time
Sunday 26
3AM6AM9AM12PM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
1.5
NE
Period (s) 11 11 12 4
Wind (km/h) 40
N 40
N 35
NNE 45
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
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Raupo Bay in Banks Peninsular is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Le Bons Bay, 11 km from Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay.

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Current weather near Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay

Overall Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Location Maps

Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Akaroa
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Lyttelton
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Christchurch
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kaiapoi
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Kaikoura
    92 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay:

  • Closest ski area
    Porters (New Zealand)
    74 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Mount Hutt (New Zealand)
    75 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mount Cheeseman (New Zealand)
    76 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Broken River (New Zealand)
    76 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Craigieburn (New Zealand)
    76 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay:

  • Closest city location
    Christchurch (New Zealand)
    19 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Timaru (New Zealand)
    103 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Blenheim (New Zealand)
    155 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Nelson (New Zealand)
    165 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Wellington (New Zealand)
    187 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Raupo Bay is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raupo Bay is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 161 km (100 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 196 km (122 miles) away.
Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay break location map and break info

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