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Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Lighthouse Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 07:08 Local time
Wednesday 13
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Wave (m) 1.1
SSE
1.1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
SE 15
SE
Wind State off off off off

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Lighthouse in Tongatapu is a quite exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for coral.

Tonga wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Corners, 3 km from Lighthouse.

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Lighthouse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fua Amotu Tonga Airport, 26 km from Lighthouse.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Lighthouse

Overall Lighthouse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Ski Resorts closest to Lighthouse:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1368 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1369 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1374 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1409 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1595 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Lighthouse:

  • Closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    455 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    472 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    524 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    526 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    545 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Lighthouse is Fua Amotu International (Tongatapu) Airport (TBU) in Tonga, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Lighthouse is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 175 km (109 miles) away.
Lighthouse break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Lighthouse, Tongatapu. Use the tab navigation above to view Lighthouse sea temperature, Lighthouse photographs, Lighthouse detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Lighthouse webcams, current wind from Tongatapu live weather stations and Lighthouse tide predictions. The Tonga swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Tonga and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Tonga wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Lighthouse.