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Maria Reef left break guidePhoto by: Rob Davies

Maria Reef left Surf Guide

Maria Reef left in New Caledonia is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Does not handle onshore winds very well Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Hazards include shallow reef, rips.

Maria Reef left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
24.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Maria Reef left:

The best conditions reported for surf at Maria Reef left occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Maria Reef left (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Maria Reef left with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in December while 47% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
47%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
9%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Maria Reef left Location Map

Interactive Maria Reef left surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail.

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Maria Reef left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 04:22 Local Time
Thursday 07
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period (s) 16 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
10
10
10
5
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Maria Reef left

Surf stats for Maria Reef left, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Maria Reef left

Wind stats for Maria Reef left, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Maria Reef left: