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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Frigates (moderate winds from the ESE at Vunisea-kandavuIsl 67 km from Frigates). 1.8m 7 s period wind swell from ESE
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Frigates Surf Forecast / Kadavu Passage / Fiji

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Tuesday 23 Oct 2018 FJT

Frigates surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Frigates sea temperature is 25.4 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 25.5 max: 26.9 min: 24.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.2
SSW
0.4
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0.4
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0.2
SSW
0.2
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0.2
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0.4
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Period(s) (?)1615151414191817161514141417161514141312121111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)246057202035807197898249464663106100898077343130
Wind
(km/h)
30
E
35
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35
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35
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25
ESE
25
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10
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0
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10
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15
SE
10
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10
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15
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Wind State(?)offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
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offoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:41PM
1.51

6:01AM
1.45

6:17PM
1.56
6:43AM
1.47

6:55PM
1.59
7:26AM
1.47

7:35PM
1.61
8:11AM
1.46

8:17PM
1.61
8:59AM
1.44

9:04PM
1.58
9:52AM
1.41

9:56PM
1.54
10:51AM
1.39

Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:27AM
0.29

11:55PM
0.27

12:05PM
0.28
12:35AM
0.21

12:44PM
0.28
1:16AM
0.17

1:24PM
0.29
1:58AM
0.14

2:07PM
0.32
2:44AM
0.14

2:54PM
0.36

3:34AM
0.15
3:46PM
0.40

4:29AM
0.18

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Frigates blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
32---1--1-1413------1-7
High °C
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Low °C
2425242525242524242525242525242526252525242525
Chill °C (?)
2525242525252525252525252525242626252626252626
Sunrise
5:33--5:31--5:31--5:31--5:31--5:30--5:28--5:28-
Sunset
-6:10--6:10--6:12--6:12--6:12--6:13--6:13--6:14
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Tue morning, min 24°C on Tue morning). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Frigates Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Frigates provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Frigates can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Frigates surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Frigates) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Frigates may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Frigates is 57 km (35 miles) from Suva. If you plan a holiday in Kadavu Passage, look for hotels and other accommodation in Suva. Suva has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.