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Oh Right Surf Guide

Oh Right in Tonga Vava'u is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Offshore winds are from the east northeast. The ideal swell direction from the southwest. The location means that it never gets crowded. Watch out for - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Oh Right Spot Info

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

Surfing Oh Right:

The best conditions reported for surf at Oh Right occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Oh Right 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 18% of the time in June while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 67% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
15%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
67%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Oh Right Location Map

Interactive Oh Right 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 Oh Right is Vavau International (Vava'u) Airport (VAV) in Tonga, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Oh Right is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 110 km (68 miles) away.

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Oh Right Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 18 May 2022, 06:03 Local Time
Wednesday 18
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m)
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h)
30
30
35
30
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Oh Right

Surf stats for Oh Right, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Oh Right

Wind stats for Oh Right, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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