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Frentzes ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Frentzes Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:59 Local time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 15
SE 15
Wind State off off off off

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Frentzes in Invercargill is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around mid tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks/rips.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beatons, 5 km from Frentzes.

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Frentzes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Invercargill, 50 km from Frentzes.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
15.6 °C

Current weather near Frentzes

Overall Frentzes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Frentzes is Invercargill Airport (IVC) in New Zealand, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Frentzes is Manapouri Airport (TEU), also in New Zealand, 86 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in New Zealand, 165 km (102 miles) away.
  • Alexandra Airport (ALR) in New Zealand is 179 km (111 miles) away.
  • Dunedin Airport (DUD), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Frentzes and is 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Frentzes, Southland. Use the tab navigation above to view Frentzes sea temperature, Frentzes photographs, Frentzes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Frentzes webcams, current wind from Southland live weather stations and Frentzes tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 Frentzes.