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Fragata ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Fragata Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Monday, 18 February 2019, 06:07 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 8 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
NE 30
NE 25
Wind State cross-

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Fragata in Sal is an exposed beach and reef break that does not work very often. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. There is a left breaking reef. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Sharks have been reported here.

Cape Verde wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Santa Maria, 2 km from Fragata.

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Fragata Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4345, 256 km from Fragata.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
21.7 °C

Current weather near Fragata

Overall Fragata Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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Town and city forecasts close to Fragata:

  • Closest city location
    124 mi
  • Second closest city location
    140 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Dakar (Senegal)
    384 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Pikine (Senegal)
    388 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Thies Nones (Senegal)
    420 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fragata is Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID) in Cape Verde Islands, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fragata is Rabil (Boa Vista) Airport (BVC), also in Cape Verde Islands, 53 km (33 miles) away.
  • Third is Preguica (Sao Nocolau Island) Airport (SNE) in Cape Verde Islands, 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • Maio Airport (MMO) in Cape Verde Islands is 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Francisco Mendes Airport (RAI), also in Cape Verde Islands is the fifth nearest airport to Fragata and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
Fragata break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fragata, Sal. Use the tab navigation above to view Fragata sea temperature, Fragata photographs, Fragata detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fragata webcams, current wind from Sal live weather stations and Fragata tide predictions. The Cape Verde swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Cape Verde and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Cape Verde wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Fragata.