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The Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

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The Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.3 °C

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Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:02 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 5 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 40
SSW 45
SSW 45
SSW
Wind State cross-
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The Reef in - is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf Ideal winds are from the north northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of coral,rocks,sea eggs.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Great Sound, Ireland Island, Bermuda, 8 km from The Reef.

IS AT (local time)

The Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bermuda Naval Air Station Airport, 11 km from The Reef.

moderate winds from the SW

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near The Reef

Overall The Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Also see The Reef surf quality by season and The Reef surf quality by month.

The Reef Location Maps

The Reef Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Reef:

Tide stations nearest to The Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    Great Sound Island
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Ferry Reach (Biological Station) Islands
    6 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Bermuda Esso Pier, Saint Georges
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Fundy (Offshore 23)
    582 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Fundy (Offshore 4)
    596 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to The Reef:

  • Closest ski area
    Yawgoo Valley (United States)
    739 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Blue Hills (United States)
    769 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Powder Ridge (United States)
    773 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mount Southington Ski Area (United States)
    784 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Ward Ski Area (United States)
    789 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to The Reef:

  • Closest city location
    Virginia Beach (United States)
    712 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Falmouth (United States)
    717 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Yarmouth (United States)
    717 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Barnstable (United States)
    718 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Dennis (United States)
    718 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to The Reef is Nantucket Mem Airport (ACK) in USA, which is 1103 km (685 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Reef is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG), also in USA, 1138 km (707 miles) away.
The Reef break location map and break info

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