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Silver Sands Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Silver Sands Reef Surf Guide

Silver Sands on the South Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Silver Sands Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Silver Sands Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Silver Sands Reef occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Silver Sands Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in September while 82% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
82%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Silver Sands Reef Location Map

Interactive Silver Sands Reef 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 Silver Sands Reef is Grantley Adams International (Bridgetown) Airport (BGI) in Barbados, 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Silver Sands Reef is Hewanorra International (Hewandorra) Airport (UVF) in St. Lucia Island, 173 km (107 miles) away.

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Silver Sands Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 15:23 Local Time
Tuesday 18Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
E 25
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
on
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Swell History at Silver Sands Reef

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

Wind History at Silver Sands Reef

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

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