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Tommas (Ovaka) Surf Guide

Tommas (Ovaka) in Tonga Vava'u is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. The ideal swell direction from the south. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Beware of - Urchins - Rips / undertow - Rocks.

Tommas (Ovaka) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tommas (Ovaka):

The best conditions reported for surf at Tommas (Ovaka) occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Tommas (Ovaka) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in March while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 46% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
17%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
46%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tommas (Ovaka) Location Map

Interactive Tommas (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 Tommas (Ovaka) is Vavau International (Vava'u) Airport (VAV) in Tonga, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tommas (Ovaka) is Haapai (Ha'apai) Airport (HPA), also in Tonga, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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Tommas (Ovaka) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 15:40 Local Time
Tuesday 02Wed
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 20
N 15
N 15
N 20
N
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Tommas (Ovaka)

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

Wind History at Tommas (Ovaka)

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

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