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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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Banks Peninsula – Stony Bay Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Canterbury, New Zealand)

Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 20:21 Local time
Wednesday 13Thu
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 30
NNW 25
NW 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Stony Bay in Banks Peninsular is a quite exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for rips and rocks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Banks Peninsula - Raupo Bay, 4 km from Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay.

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Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At LEBonsBay Aws, 9 km from Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay.

gales from the NNW

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Air temperature
16.1 °C

Current weather near Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay

Overall Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November


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Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Location Maps

Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay Location Map

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Tide stations nearest to Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    30 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    93 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay is Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in New Zealand, which is 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay is Timaru Airport (TIU), also in New Zealand, 163 km (101 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Hokitika Airport (HKK), also in New Zealand, 200 km (124 miles) away.
Banks Peninsula - Stony Bay break location map and break info

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