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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 / Southland / New Zealand

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Tuesday 19 Jan 2021 NZDT
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Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Stewart Island - Saber Reef sea temperature is 14.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.4 max: 14.1 min: 11.1 °C)
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Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Stewart Island - Saber Reef sea temperature is 14.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 12.4 max: 14.1 min: 11.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become cross-off at Stewart Island - Saber Reef (strong winds from the N at South West Cape Aws 27 km from Stewart Island - Saber Reef). no significant swell

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27 km away, 53 min ago

Strong
43 km/h
N
11.5
14.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Stewart Island - Saber Reef this week:

The surf forecast for Stewart Island - Saber Reef over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Jan 19) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.8m and 12s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Stewart Island - Saber Reef in the next 7 days are 7.0m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Jan 21) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 7.5m 17s period and expected on Wednesday (Jan 20) at 1AM.

Wave TypeTime (NZDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Tue 19th Jan)6ft (1.8m) 12s
Best Surf 1AM (Thu 21st Jan)20ft (6.0m) 14s
Most Powerful 4AM (Thu 21st Jan)23ft (7.0m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Stewart Island - Saber Reef over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tue
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T newzealand.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T newzealand.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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0.9
ENE
1.8
SW
1
SSW
0.8
E
0.8
E
6
SW
6.5
SW
5
SW
3.5
SW
0.6
E
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.4
ESE
1.2
SW
6.5
WSW
6.5
WSW
6
WSW
4.5
WSW
3.5
SW
3
SW
1.8
SW
6.5
WSW
6.5
WSW
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30
NW
50
NNW
35
WNW
30
WSW
10
ESE
45
SW
45
SW
40
WSW
30
W
35
WNW
35
WNW
40
NNW
35
W
40
W
45
W
45
WNW
45
WNW
35
WNW
25
NW
40
NW
65
NW
50
W
50
W
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crossononcross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
6:45PM
1.94
7:16AM
1.89
7:38PM
1.84
8:09AM
1.82
8:35PM
1.78
9:05AM
1.78
9:35PM
1.76
10:01AM
1.78
10:33PM
1.79
10:55AM
1.81
11:26PM
1.86
11:43AM
1.88
12:13AM
1.95
12:27PM
1.96
12:36PM
0.55
1:00AM
0.54
1:27PM
0.64
1:52AM
0.63
2:22PM
0.69
2:49AM
0.70
3:20PM
0.70
3:48AM
0.72
4:17PM
0.68
4:45AM
0.70
5:10PM
0.62
5:36AM
0.65
5:57PM
0.53
6:22AM
0.57

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Stewart Island - Saber Reef blow from the NNE

Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tue
26
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
light rain
moderate rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
rain showers
cloudy
rain showers
light rain
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
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6:18--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28-
-9:38--9:37--9:37--9:36--9:35--9:34--9:32--9:31

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 44mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Cool air temperatures (max 15°C on Fri afternoon, min 10°C on Tue afternoon). Mainly near gales.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Mon afternoon, min 11°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the NW on Mon morning, gales from the NW by Mon night).

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Information about the Stewart Island - Saber Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Stewart Island - Saber Reef provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Stewart Island - Saber Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Stewart Island - Saber Reef surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Stewart Island - Saber Reef) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Stewart Island - Saber Reef may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

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