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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 Surf Guide

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.

Fragata Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fragata:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fragata occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fragata (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Fragata with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in August while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
60%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fragata Location Map

Interactive Fragata surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. 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.

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Fragata Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 14:24 Local Time
Thursday 22
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.7
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 30
NNE 30
NNE 30
NNE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Fragata

Surf stats for Fragata, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fragata

Wind stats for Fragata, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Fragata. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Fragata: