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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) (moderate winds from the SE at Keflavik 18 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)). 4.4m swell from SSW too big
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18 km away, 3 h 6 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
SE
5.4
6.6
Air / Water (°C)
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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Forecast / Iceland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Wednesday 12 Dec 2018 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 6.6 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 7.2 max: 8.0 min: 6.1 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
6.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.1
SSW
3.5
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3
SSW
3.5
SSE
2.1
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6.5
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4.5
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1.9
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1.6
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0.9
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0.8
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0.6
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0.5
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Period(s) (?)1414121816131211131516141212111099912131212
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Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)16006508216942926545030663181109415311862894225120135474140063844028113332923211369
Wind
(km/h)
40
SSE
40
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ESE
60
ESE
45
ESE
60
SW
40
SE
60
ESE
55
ESE
55
SE
50
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35
E
25
NE
10
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35
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50
SE
30
SE
35
ENE
35
NE
40
NNE
50
NNE
40
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30
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Wind State(?)crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
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offoffcross-
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off
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off
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
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9:17PM
2.49
9:40AM
2.71

10:02PM
2.35
10:27AM
2.54

10:57PM
2.24
11:24AM
2.41

12:05AM
2.19

12:31PM
2.34
1:20AM
2.24

1:40PM
2.36
2:26AM
2.39

2:43PM
2.46

3:21AM
2.60
3:36PM
2.61
Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:17PM
0.66

3:19AM
0.70
4:00PM
0.80

4:05AM
0.86
4:51PM
0.93

5:00AM
1.01
5:52PM
0.99

6:10AM
1.10

7:00PM
0.98
7:27AM
1.08

8:05PM
0.89
8:35AM
0.97

9:01PM
0.73
9:31AM
0.78

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)
111656-1721312221----1-
High °C
78888767877766776666665
Low °C
78788467777555676566655
Chill °C (?)
23323311311221221111010
Sunrise
11:07--11:10--11:11--11:12--11:14--11:15--11:15--11:17-
Sunset
-3:37--3:37--3:36--3:36--3:36--3:36--3:36--3:36
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Thu morning. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Wed afternoon, min 4°C on Thu night). Mainly near gales.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Sat night. Low air temperatures (max 7°C on Sun night, min 5°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the E on Sun afternoon, strong winds from the NNE by Tue 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.