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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

Overall: 2.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay (calm at Diamond Harbour 23 km from Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay). 2.5m 8 s period wind swell from NE
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23 km away, 53 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
W
18.0
17.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

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

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

Today's Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay sea temperature is 17.5 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.6 max: 16.4 min: 13.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
ENE
2.5
NNE
1.1
ENE
0.7
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0.5
E
0.5
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0.3
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0.3
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)788887857514146641415588455
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)22291916962302811515516153431518576388
Wind
(km/h)
30
NNE
20
N
20
NNE
20
SW
5
SSW
15
ENE
10
NNE
5
W
15
ESE
5
E
5
SSW
10
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0
ENE
5
SW
10
ENE
5
SE
0
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10
E
10
NNE
0
NNE
10
ENE
10
SW
10
SW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

6:19AM
1.90
6:37PM
1.77

7:01AM
1.90

7:20PM
1.76
7:44AM
1.88

8:03PM
1.74
8:27AM
1.85

8:46PM
1.72
9:08AM
1.82

9:31PM
1.71
9:52AM
1.80

10:18PM
1.73
10:40AM
1.80

11:08PM
1.76

Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:01AM
0.30
12:34PM
0.35

12:44AM
0.31

1:16PM
0.35
1:26AM
0.33

1:59PM
0.37
2:09AM
0.35

2:42PM
0.39
2:52AM
0.38

3:24PM
0.40
3:37AM
0.40

4:09PM
0.39

4:25AM
0.40
4:56PM
0.37

5:16AM
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 - Raupo Bay blow from the SW.
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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 3mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 24°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:Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Wed afternoon, min 18°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay Surf forecast

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