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Topic: tonga in september

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replies: 9

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jim

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tonga in september

« on: August 10 2004 13:08:00 »

Does tonga get much swell in september? How is the wind then? What is the average crowd factor?



By:

jim

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #1 on: September 18 2004 12:09:00 »

Tonga doesnt break very often as it needs a huge swell to wrap aruond the coast. On average you would get 1 day a week of small, short waves with about 5 or 6 guys on each spot. Only decent wave is ETs which only breaks in summer. My advice is go to Somoa or Fiji insted.

By:

phil

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #2 on: September 18 2004 12:09:00 »

Have to agree with jim. Tonga is very inconsistant and small with short rides. Try somewhere else

By:

big fish

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #3 on: September 19 2004 10:09:00 »

I went to tonga around sept for 2 weeks and only had 1 day of surf. The waves were very short and shallow. A big waste of money that trip because when there is no waves there insnt anything to do. Even my girlfriend didnt enjoy the trip. :(



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RE: tonga in september

« Reply #4 on: September 26 2004 09:09:00 »

Go to Indo. It may be crowded but at least its consistant

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RE: tonga in september

« Reply #5 on: September 26 2004 09:09:00 »

Go to Indo. It may be crowded but at least its consistant

By:

Will

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #6 on: September 26 2004 18:09:00 »

Tongan surf is really fickle. Small, short waves, and a lot of the time is flat, even in the "prime" swell window. A lot of money that isnt worth it!

By:

pat the rat

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #7 on: October 04 2004 12:10:00 »

Tonga can get OK waves but as you can tell from the other posts it doesnt break very often. I went for three weeks and got two days of surf about chest high. And that was in prime season. I spoke to an American girl who had been there for 1.5 months and she said it was only big enough to surf about once a week at best, and you have to wait for high tide to before you can go out. Good luck



By:

Andrew

RE: tonga in september

« Reply #8 on: December 19 2004 21:12:00 »

Went to Tonga August 03, we got a few days of great waves but the swell was big and it was only about 4-5ft at best. Spoke to guys who'd been there weeks and had NOTHIN!


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