Corners
 
Rating 5 from 8 votes
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Discription of surf spot: Corners, Tonga

"Corners" breaks in both winter south swell season as well as during summer north swell season. However the waves character changes dramatically with the two swell directions. In winter its a very fickle wave and likes a strong clean south swell to really fire. When its on its a favourite with goofyfooters ...... a thick intense barrel rifles across the reef into a distinct channel. Any west in the swell tends to shut it down near the end section but still popular in these conditions with bodyboarders. Length of ride 40+ metres. Wear some rubber. Winter is best for intermediate to advanced surfers. Summer is a different story. Much more of a fun wave. A hollow take-off section barrels for 20+ metres before slowing and offering 30+ metres of fun hotdogging through to an inside (mellow) closeout. A fun wave for all skill levels ..... even beginners. "Corners" is surfable for 3 hours either side of high tide year round.

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Type of Wave reef break  
Direction left hand 
Bottom coral 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds a normal crowd 
Hazards Lots of water drawing off the reef so shallow even at high tide.  
Lenght short 
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Nearest big city Nuku'alofa 
Nearest airport Fua'amotu 
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