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Blacks Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 2.8

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Blacks Reef Surf Photo: 'James Tanner at Blacks' by Rob Davies

3 hours
earlier
Peak Waves Wind Wind Waves Swell 1 Swell 2 3 hours
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1.9
SSE
25
ENE
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1.9
SSE
0.4
ESE
11 s cross-
off
11 s 14 s

Open ocean wave model on 21 March at 3 pm

Forecast wind and swell just offshore from Blacks Reef around the time the photo was taken

James Tanner at Blacks, Blacks Reef
user: Rob Davies (724 photos)
photo taken at: 5:09 pm 21 Mar 2015

James Tanner at Blacks

New Zealand | Blacks Reef

Average rating: 4.2
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Gisborne surfer James Tanner enjoys a fun left-hander just 200m east from Blacks Reef. This mid-tide wave was less wind affected than the usual spot. Fading cyclone Pam swell.