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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.5

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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland)

Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.3 °C

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Saturday, 17 November 2018, 18:56 Local time
SatSunday 18
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 65
SE 60
SSE 45
SSE 45
Wind State cross-

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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) in Reykjanes Peninsula is an exposed point break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south. There is no point break. Best around high tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Rocks are a hazard.

Iceland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grindavik Antenas, 3 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta).

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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1223, 5 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta).


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Current weather near Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)

Overall Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Town and city forecasts close to Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta):

  • Closest city location
    22 mi
  • Second closest city location
    25 mi
  • Third closest city location
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Inverness (United Kingdom)
    753 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    804 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) is Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) in Iceland, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) is Reykjavik Airport (RKV), also in Iceland, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY), also in Iceland, 114 km (71 miles) away.
Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta), Reykjanes Peninsula. Use the tab navigation above to view Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) sea temperature, Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) photographs, Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) webcams, current wind from Reykjanes Peninsula live weather stations and Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) tide predictions. The Iceland swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Iceland 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 Iceland 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 Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta).