Stewart Island - Saber Reef Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell SE | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C
Stewart Island - Saber Reef in Southland is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Sharks.
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Overall Stewart Island - Saber Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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- 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.
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