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Tongo Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.6

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Tongo Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Galapagos – San Cristobal, Ecuador)

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Tongo Reef

Photo credit: Guido Cassanelli

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Tongo Reef

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Tongo Reef

Photo credit: Guido Cassanelli

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:59 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 14 14 18 18
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 20
S 20
S 20
Wind State cross-

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Tongo Reef in Galapagos is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. A right hand reef break. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks,sea lions.

Ecuador wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, 2 km from Tongo Reef.

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Tongo Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At San Cristobal IS, 5 km from Tongo Reef.

moderate winds from the S

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Tongo Reef

Overall Tongo Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Tongo Reef is Seymour (Galapagos) Airport (GPS) in Galapagos I. (ecuador, which is 87 km (54 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Tongo Reef is General Ulpiano Paez (Salinas) Airport (SNC) in Ecuador, 971 km (603 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Tongo Reef, Galapagos - San Cristobal. Use the tab navigation above to view Tongo Reef sea temperature, Tongo Reef photographs, Tongo Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Tongo Reef webcams, current wind from Galapagos - San Cristobal live weather stations and Tongo Reef tide predictions. The Ecuador swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Ecuador 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 Ecuador 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 Tongo Reef.