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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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Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay Surf Forecast / Canterbury / New Zealand

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 5 am Thursday 13 May 2021 NZST
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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 14.2 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.0 max: 12.5 min: 9.3 °C)
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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 14.2 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 11.0 max: 12.5 min: 9.3 °C)

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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).

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27 km away, 2 h 22 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
E
3.0
14.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay at 9AM is: 1.4m 9s primary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 05:00am May 13). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (NZST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (13 May)4.5ft (1.4m)9s
Afternoon (13 May)4ft (1.2m)9s
Evening (13 May)3.5ft (1.0m)9s

Table - waves today at Banks Peninsula - Magnet Bay. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
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1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.4
SSE
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.7
S
0.5
S
0.6
S
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
S
2.2
ENE
2.1
ENE
2.1
ENE
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1
E
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.2
S
1.6
SSW
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
S
1.5
SSW
2
SSW
2.4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
S
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
S
3.5
S
4
S
4
SSW
3
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2
S
1.6
SSW
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10
NNE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NE
20
NE
20
NE
25
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
25
NE
30
NNE
20
N
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
S
10
SSE
10
E
15
NE
15
ENE
20
NE
25
NE
20
NE
15
NE
10
NNE
20
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
0
E
10
NE
10
NNW
10
W
10
NW
10
W
10
SSW
5
SSE
15
NNW
15
NW
20
WNW
20
SW
25
SSW
5
S
10
NNE
10
N
15
NNW
20
NW
15
WNW
10
WSW
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
0
NE
5
SSW
5
SSE
5
W
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off
ononcross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
onononglassoffcross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossoncrosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
on
4:33AM
1.68
4:58PM
1.76
5:17AM
1.64
5:42PM
1.73
6:02AM
1.59
6:28PM
1.70
6:49AM
1.56
7:15PM
1.67
7:37AM
1.53
8:03PM
1.66
8:25AM
1.52
8:51PM
1.67
9:13AM
1.55
9:39PM
1.70
10:02AM
1.60
10:41AM
0.35
11:12PM
0.39
11:24AM
0.38
11:58PM
0.43
12:09PM
0.42
12:45AM
0.46
12:56PM
0.45
1:33AM
0.49
1:43PM
0.47
2:21AM
0.50
2:30PM
0.47
3:09AM
0.48
3:19PM
0.44
3:57AM
0.44

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

Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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