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RE: Tonga surf« on: February 06 2006 08:02:00 »
Spent a month on Tonga main island recently. The swell was three to six feet and mostly side shore or onshore. Went to ET but four boats there and some returning with more surfer.
Not like Indo.
RE: Tonga surf« Reply #1 on: July 22 2006 22:07:00 »
Hey, had some good south swell last winter and had good left's right outside the door!!! Would go back 4 sure.
RE: Tonga surf« Reply #2 on: August 08 2006 10:08:00 »
went to Tonga for 17days from late April till mid may, had been back packing around Oz and NZ. Had 16days of surf all between 2 and 8ft, couple of classic days, I would go back, but with a couple of boards and other spare parts as the reefs surf very shallow and there is no way to aquire another stick if u fold one like i did, short of buying ther nearest ozzie or kiwi a lot of beers and pleading with him to sell his 6,8 due to there being no surf shops In the Kingdom of Tonga.
RE: Tonga surf« Reply #3 on: August 18 2006 16:08:00 »
Just did a return trip to Tonga as I’d had a fun time hanging out there a few years ago. This time I got 14 flat days in a row then a stormy south swell arrived with strong cross shores. It cleaned up on the third day then blew up again from the opposite cross shore for the next 4 days till I left. As flat and as blown out as it was there was always a pack of guys out grovelling around. The locals recon this is the regular pattern. The beautiful thing about Tonga before was, while it lacked consistency, it was mostly uncrowded. Now even that quality is lost.
RE: Tonga surf« Reply #5 on: June 28 2008 06:06:00 »
where in the ha'apai's exactly is the surf?? We are going to explore the area by yacht, any help greatly apreciated, also looking for one more person to join. Info to email@example.com