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Middles (Ovaka) Surf Guide

Middles (Ovaka) in Tonga Vava'u is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Ideal winds are from the east. The ideal swell direction from the southwest. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Middles (Ovaka) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Middles (Ovaka):

The best conditions reported for surf at Middles (Ovaka) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Middles (Ovaka) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Middles (Ovaka) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in June while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 65% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
65%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Middles (Ovaka) Location Map

Interactive Middles (Ovaka) surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Middles (Ovaka) is Vavau International (Vava'u) Airport (VAV) in Tonga, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Middles (Ovaka) is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 116 km (72 miles) away.

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Middles (Ovaka) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 15:06 Local Time
Tuesday 29Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m)
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
30
30
30
30
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Middles (Ovaka)

Surf stats for Middles (Ovaka), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Middles (Ovaka)

Wind stats for Middles (Ovaka), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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