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Petes Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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The fall from grace...., Petes Reef photo

Petes Reef

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Empty Petes Reef photo

Petes Reef

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Evening Light - Nobody on it, Petes Reef photo

Petes Reef

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Summer swell at PR, Petes Reef photo

Petes Reef

Photo credit: Rob Davies

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Sunday, 22 July 2018, 19:44 Local time
Sunday 22Mon
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 7 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WSW 10
W 10
Wind State cross-

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Petes Reef on Gower is a reasonably exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast with some shelter here from northwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. No beach break here and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Best around low tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for rips and rocks.

United Kingdom wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boiler Left, 1 km from Petes Reef.

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Petes Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Pennard Southgate wx, 11 km from Petes Reef.


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Overall Petes Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Petes Reef:

  • Closest city location
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    14 mi
  • Third closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Petes Reef is Swansea Airport (SWS) in Wales, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Petes Reef is Cardiff Airport (CWL), also in Wales, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Exeter Airport (EXT) in England, 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Bristol Airport (BRS) in England is 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO), also in England is the fifth nearest airport to Petes Reef and is 114 km (71 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Petes Reef, Wales - Gower. Use the tab navigation above to view Petes Reef sea temperature, Petes Reef photographs, Petes Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Petes Reef webcams, current wind from Wales - Gower live weather stations and Petes Reef tide predictions. The United Kingdom swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United Kingdom and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United Kingdom wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Petes Reef.