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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

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Stewart Island – Saber Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Southland, New Zealand)

Stewart Island - Saber Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.8 °C

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Saturday, 25 June 2016, 10:00 Local time
Saturday 25
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 10 10 -
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
ENE 20
E 25
Wind State cross-

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Stewart Island - Saber Reef in Southland is an exposed reef break that is often working 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 ideal swell angle is from the southeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Stewart Island - Saber Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
7.0 °C

Current weather near Stewart Island - Saber Reef

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

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Stewart Island - Saber Reef Location Maps

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Wave buoys nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    Paterson Inlet
    25 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    25 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bluff Harbour
    48 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    New River Entrance
    50 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Colac Bay
    57 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    155 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Coronet Peak
    163 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    170 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Snow Park/Snow Farm
    171 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Snow Park
    171 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

  • Closest city location
    59 mi
  • Second closest city location
    158 mi
  • Third closest city location
    255 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    346 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    490 mi


  • 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.