uk es it fr pt nl
Stewart Island - Saber Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.3

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Stewart Island – Saber Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Southland, New Zealand)

Stewart Island - Saber Reef Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Saturday, 29 April 2017, 17:34 Local time
Saturday 29Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 0.8
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1.0
E
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 50
NW 45
WNW 20
WSW 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross-
on
cross-
on

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Stewart Island - Saber Reef in Southland is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Stewart Island - Saber Reef (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Stewart Island - Saber Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At South West Cape, 27 km from Stewart Island - Saber Reef.

gales from the NW

km/h
Air temperature
13.2 °C

Current weather near Stewart Island - Saber Reef

Overall Stewart Island - Saber Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

The figure describes the variation of swells directed at Stewart Island - Saber Reef th... (show all text)

This chart shows how frequently and how strongly the wind blows from different directio... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf consistency graph.

Also see Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf quality by season and Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf quality by month.

Compare Stewart Island - Saber Reef with another surf break.

Stewart Island - Saber Reef Location Maps

Stewart Island - Saber Reef Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Stewart Island - Saber ReefShoreline around Stewart Island - Saber ReefRoads and rivers around Stewart Island - Saber Reef

Use this relief map to navigate to Southland surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Stewart Island - Saber Reef

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Stewart Island - Saber Reef is Invercargill Airport (IVC) in New Zealand, which is 95 km (59 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Stewart Island - Saber Reef is Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand, 184 km (114 miles) away.
Stewart Island - Saber Reef break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stewart Island - Saber Reef, Southland. Use the tab navigation above to view Stewart Island - Saber Reef sea temperature, Stewart Island - Saber Reef photographs, Stewart Island - Saber Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stewart Island - Saber Reef webcams, current wind from Southland live weather stations and Stewart Island - Saber Reef tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 Stewart Island - Saber Reef.