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Frigates ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Frigates April 2010 photo

Frigates

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Frigates

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.2 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 14:10 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.7
SW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
Period (s) 15 14 14 17
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 20
SE 20
SE 25
SE
Wind State cross-
off
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Frigates in Kadavu Passage is an exposed point break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.There is a left hand point break here. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Fiji wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Frigates Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Suva Eastern Division wx, 56 km from Frigates.

light winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
27.7 °C

Current weather near Frigates

Overall Frigates Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Ski Resorts closest to Frigates:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1443 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1446 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1449 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1460 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1646 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Frigates:

  • Closest city location
    35 mi
  • Second closest city location
    60 mi
  • Third closest city location
    69 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    168 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    639 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Frigates is Nausori International Airport (SUV) in Fiji, which is 74 km (46 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Frigates is Nadi International (Nandi) Airport (NAN), also in Fiji, 99 km (61 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Frigates, Kadavu Passage. Use the tab navigation above to view Frigates sea temperature, Frigates photographs, Frigates detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Frigates webcams, current wind from Kadavu Passage live weather stations and Frigates tide predictions. The Fiji swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Fiji 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 Fiji 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 Frigates.