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Fregate Island Reef Surf Guide

Fregate Island Reef in Fregate Island is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Take care of - Urchins - Rocks.

Fregate Island Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fregate Island Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fregate Island Reef occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Fregate Island Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 41% of the time in December while 25% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fregate Island Reef Location Map

Interactive Fregate Island Reef 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 nearest passenger airport to Fregate Island Reef is Praslin Airport (PRI) in Seychelles, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fregate Island Reef is Seychelles International (Mahe) Airport (SEZ), also in Seychelles, 48 km (30 miles) away.

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Fregate Island Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 18:28 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
S 20
SW 20
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at Fregate Island Reef

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

Wind History at Fregate Island Reef

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

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