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The Peak ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Surf Report Feed

The Peak Surf Guide

The Peak in Tongatapu is a quite exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Beware of coral.

The Peak Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Peak:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Peak occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Peak with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in July while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
17%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Peak Location Map

Interactive The Peak 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 The Peak is Fua Amotu International (Tongatapu) Airport (TBU) in Tonga, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Peak is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 179 km (111 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Peak Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 02:20 Local Time
Tuesday 09
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off off

Swell History at The Peak

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

Wind History at The Peak

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near The Peak. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.2
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Peak: