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Sailors Grave ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Sailors Grave Surf Guide

Sailors Grave in Coromandel is a quite exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from west winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and in addition, both left and right reef breaks add variety.. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Sailors Grave Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sailors Grave:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sailors Grave occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Sailors Grave (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Sailors Grave with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in April while 20% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 71% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sailors Grave Location Map

Interactive Sailors Grave 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. The closest passenger airport to Sailors Grave is Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand, 85 km (53 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Sailors Grave is Auckland International Airport (AKL), also in New Zealand, 93 km (58 miles) away.

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Sailors Grave Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 May 2021, 22:33 Local Time
ThuFriday 07
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 5
SW 5
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Sailors Grave

Surf stats for Sailors Grave, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Sailors Grave

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    Reliability: very consistent
    8km away
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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