Stewart Island - Saber Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

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Stewart Island – Saber Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Southland, New Zealand)


Stewart Island - Saber Reef Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.5 °C

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Friday, 27 March 2015, 18:12 Local time

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Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 25
E 25
E 25
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Stewart Island - Saber Reef in Southland is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.

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

moderate winds from the ESE

Air temperature
11.7 °C

Current weather near Stewart Island - Saber Reef

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

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

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Closest break Nicks Point 55 mi
Second closest break Oreti Beach 56 mi
Third closest break Colac Bay 57 mi
Fourth closest break Mitchell's Bay 57 mi
Fifth closest break Beatons 58 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4925 mi
Second closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4975 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5216 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5277 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5437 mi

Tide stations nearest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Closest tide station Paterson Inlet 25 mi
Second closest tide station Oban 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

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Ski Resorts closest to Stewart Island - Saber Reef:

Closest ski area Remarkables (New Zealand) 155 mi
Second closest ski area Coronet Peak (New Zealand) 163 mi
Third closest ski area Cardrona (New Zealand) 170 mi
Fourth closest ski area Snow Park/Snow Farm (New Zealand) 171 mi
Fifth closest ski area Snow Park (New Zealand) 171 mi

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

Closest city location Invercargill (New Zealand) 59 mi
Second closest city location Dunedin (New Zealand) 158 mi
Third closest city location Timaru (New Zealand) 255 mi
Fourth closest city location Christchurch (New Zealand) 346 mi
Fifth closest city location Nelson (New Zealand) 490 mi
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.


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