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Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay (moderate winds from the WSW at Akaz Bach Akaroa wx 17 km from Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay). 0.6m 13 s period swell from SSE with 1.4m 4 s period wind swell from NW
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17 km away, 2 h 31 min ago

Moderate
26.7 km/h
WSW
18.4
17.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 23 Jan 2019 NZDT

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

Today's Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay sea temperature is 17.9 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 14.7 max: 15.9 min: 13.0 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
SSE
0.3
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0.6
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0.7
SSE
0.5
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0.4
SSE
0.4
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0.6
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Period(s) (?)1212107610101214131211124559999494
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)5430734619353348108683022141911761615141169
Wind
(km/h)
35
NW
30
SSW
15
SSW
10
SE
10
NE
5
WNW
15
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20
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5
WNW
20
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15
WNW
15
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15
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10
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10
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5
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10
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5
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10
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5
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5
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10
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10
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Wind State(?)crossoffoffcrossonglasscross-
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High Tide
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7:50AM
2.31

8:16PM
2.15
8:47AM
2.26

9:16PM
2.13
9:45AM
2.19

10:16PM
2.08
10:44AM
2.11

11:16PM
2.03
11:42AM
2.02

12:16AM
1.99
12:40PM
1.94

1:14AM
1.95

1:36PM
1.87

Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:30AM
-0.11

2:07PM
-0.04
2:29AM
-0.07

3:04PM
-0.02
3:28AM
-0.01

4:02PM
0.02

4:28AM
0.07
5:01PM
0.08

5:29AM
0.15
5:59PM
0.13

6:29AM
0.23
6:56PM
0.19

7:27AM
0.28

7:50PM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is for Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banks Peninsula - Stony 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 (?)
2611131314161515191923181722292923232320192018
Sunrise
--6:16--6:16--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:24--
Sunset
9:02--9:01--9:00--9:00--8:59--8:58--8:57--8:55-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Wed afternoon, calm by Sat morning).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Mon morning, min 16°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Surf forecast

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