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Sandhaven ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Sandhaven Surf Guide

Sandhaven on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter and spring are the optimum times of year to visit. Offshore winds are from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the north. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Sandhaven Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sandhaven:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sandhaven occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Sandhaven with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in March while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
25%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
60%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Sandhaven Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 07:46 Local Time
Tuesday 20
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.9
NNE
1.0
NNE
1.0
NNE
1.1
NNE
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 35
S 25
SSE 30
SSE 15
SSE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Sandhaven

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

Wind History at Sandhaven

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

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    • Icon  reefReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.7
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    1km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon  pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon  beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon  beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    10km away

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