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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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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) (strong winds from the SE at Keflavik 18 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)). 6.4m 16 s period wind swell from SSW is too big
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18 km away, 3 h 38 min ago

Strong
48 km/h
SE
7.7
5.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Forecast / Iceland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Thursday 21 Feb 2019 GMT

Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) sea temperature is 5.4 °C (Statistics for 21 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 6.4 max: 7.2 min: 5.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
S
5.5
SSW
7
SSW
4.5
SSW
3
SW
1.8
SSW
3
S
6
SSW
5.5
SW
3.5
WSW
4
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5
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5.5
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6
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4.5
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3.5
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3
SSE
2.5
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3
WSW
2.4
WSW
1.6
WSW
0.8
S
0.8
S
Period(s) (?)11161815131213131413121717171614161610109109
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)252815229286618092346887230201189012244377844021373816083185111061740204892378618161215433135111
Wind
(km/h)
55
SSE
60
SSE
45
S
20
E
35
NNE
60
ESE
55
S
70
SW
45
SSW
70
ESE
50
SSE
40
S
50
SSE
35
SSW
50
E
15
SW
65
WSW
40
WSW
30
SW
20
SW
10
SE
25
ENE
30
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrossoffcross-
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off
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off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)


7:43PM
3.41
8:03AM
3.65

8:25PM
3.35
8:46AM
3.46

9:08PM
3.21
9:28AM
3.17

9:52PM
3.00
10:13AM
2.84

10:42PM
2.75
11:05AM
2.51

11:42PM
2.51

12:11PM
2.23
1:03AM
2.35

1:44PM
2.10
Low Tide
/ height (m)

1:37PM
-0.24
1:49AM
-0.23

2:18PM
-0.17
2:32AM
-0.10

2:59PM
-0.00

3:16AM
0.12
3:41PM
0.23

4:03AM
0.41
4:26PM
0.51

4:56AM
0.71
5:18PM
0.78

6:03AM
0.98

6:27PM
1.00
7:35AM
1.12

Note: the tide data above is for Grindavik Antenas which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
88767965678776877655544
Low °C
88767764477766676555334
Chill °C (?)
3212240-20133212510013-1-1
Sunrise
9:02--8:59--8:56--8:52--8:48--8:45--8:41--8:38-
Sunset
-6:23--6:27--6:30--6:34--6:37--6:39--6:43--6:45
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Fri night. Low air temperatures (max 9°C on Fri night, min 4°C on Sat afternoon). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the E on Fri morning, severe gales from the ESE by Sun morning).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Mon night, min 3°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the S by Wed night).

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Information about the Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) is 3 km (2 miles) from Grindavik. If you plan a holiday in Reykjanes Peninsula, look for hotels and other accommodation in Grindavik. Grindavik has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.