The Bowl
 
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Discription of surf spot: The Bowl, Tonga

This is a serious wave. Short, intense and a perfect barrel when conditions come together. Deep tubes the norm. Its a fickle surfspot requiring a strong south swell to break at its best. Any west in the swell and all the energy focuses to the end section ....... only half the usual length of ride. A favourite with bodyboarders. Can be ridden across low tide but best at mid - high. Good to wear some rubber here especially at low tide.

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Type of Wave reef break  
Direction left hand 
Bottom coral 
Level Expert 
Crowds a normal crowd 
Hazards  
Lenght short 
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Nearest big city Nuku'alofa 
Nearest airport Fua'amotu 
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