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Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Australia – East Coast)

Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 15:42 Local time
Tuesday 17
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 13 14 14 15
Wind (km/h) 50
W 40
W 30
W 25
Wind State cross-

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Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) in South Australia - East Coast is a sheltered reef break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. No reef break here. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of Rocks - Sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Victor Harbor, Australia, 7 km from Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies).

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Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Goolwa Beach Victor Harbor wx, 6 km from Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies).


Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
12.4 °C

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Overall Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies), SA - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) sea temperature, Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) photographs, Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) webcams, current wind from SA - East Coast live weather stations and Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies) tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia 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 Australia 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 Frenchman's Rock (Frenchies).

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.