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Surf forecast for Frigates

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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 00:56 Wednesday 20 June (Pacific/Fiji local time)

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Forecast updated at 00:56 Wednesday 20 June (Pacific/Fiji local time)

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Wed 20 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h100.90.91.314SWNE:912
9h101.01.01.513SWNE:810
15h91.11.21.612SWE:710
21h91.21.31.712SWN:66
Low: 05:40 am (0.48 m); High: 11:50 am (1.59 m); Low: 06:10 pm (0.3 m);
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Thu 21 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h81.21.31.711SWW:44
9h91.21.21.916SWN:34
15h81.21.21.817SWSW:810
21h71.21.21.817SWS:1012
High: 12:40 am (1.63 m); Low: 06:50 am (0.48 m); High: 01:00 pm (1.54 m); Low: 07:10 pm (0.36 m);
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Fri 22 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h61.21.41.917SWS:1114
9h61.31.52.017SWS:1216
15h51.31.51.812SWS:1214
21h51.31.51.914SWSE:1216
High: 01:40 am (1.64 m); Low: 08:00 am (0.45 m); High: 02:00 pm (1.51 m); Low: 08:10 pm (0.4 m);
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Sat 23 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h51.31.41.915SWSE:1114
9h61.21.41.813SWSE:1014
15h61.21.41.611SWSE:1012
21h71.21.31.815SWSE:1114
High: 02:30 am (1.66 m); Low: 09:00 am (0.41 m); High: 03:00 pm (1.49 m); Low: 09:10 pm (0.44 m);
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Sun 24 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h71.11.21.715SWE:1214
9h81.01.21.615SWE:1216
15h71.01.11.514SWE:1619
21h70.91.01.413SWE:1619
High: 03:30 am (1.68 m); Low: 10:00 am (0.37 m); High: 04:00 pm (1.49 m); Low: 10:00 pm (0.46 m);
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Mon 25 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h70.81.01.313SWE:1417
9h70.80.91.213SWE:1417
15h70.70.81.113SWE:1721
21h70.70.81.220SWE:1619
High: 04:20 am (1.69 m); Low: 10:50 am (0.33 m); High: 05:00 pm (1.48 m); Low: 10:50 pm (0.49 m);
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Tue 26 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h70.70.81.319SWE:1619
9h70.70.81.319SWE:1721
15h70.70.81.318SWE:1821

Forecast updated at 00:56 Wednesday 20 June (Pacific/Fiji local time)

Current sea temperature

Frigates sea temperature: 27°C

Recommended layers: Boardies and bikinis

Sunrise and sunset for today

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06:4117:37