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The Pass ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.2

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The Pass Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 14:58 Local time
Monday 22Tue
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 40
E 40
E 40
E 40
Wind State off off off off

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The Pass in Tongatapu is a quite exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include coral.

Tonga wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Corners, 3 km from The Pass.

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The Pass Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Fuaamotu-Tongatapu, 26 km from The Pass.

light winds from the E

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Air temperature
27.1 °C

Current weather near The Pass

Overall The Pass Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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The Pass Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to The Pass:

  • Closest ski area
    Whakapapa (New Zealand)
    1365 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Tukino (New Zealand)
    1366 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Turoa (New Zealand)
    1371 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Manganui (New Zealand)
    1406 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Rainbow (New Zealand)
    1592 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to The Pass:

  • Closest city location
    Suva (Fiji)
    454 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Labasa (Fiji)
    472 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Nandi (Fiji)
    523 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lautoka (Fiji)
    526 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Apia (Samoa)
    549 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to The Pass is Fua Amotu International (Tongatapu) Airport (TBU) in Tonga, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Pass is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 181 km (112 miles) away.
The Pass break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Pass, Tongatapu. Use the tab navigation above to view The Pass sea temperature, The Pass photographs, The Pass detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Pass webcams, current wind from Tongatapu live weather stations and The Pass 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 The Pass.