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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 Continuing clean conditions at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) (light winds from the E at Keflavik 18 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)). 4.7m 10 s period wind swell from SW is too big
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18 km away, 2 h 53 min ago

Light
9 km/h
E
9.7
8.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Forecast / Iceland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 am Saturday 20 Oct 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 8.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 8.6 max: 9.8 min: 7.5 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
SSW
4
SW
7
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4.5
SW
5
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5
WSW
5.5
SW
3.5
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2.3
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1.7
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0.7
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1.2
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Period(s) (?)1010131214141212131414131313121212111010985
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)22013718144976952756510695816585224800610095165922647466272757149410707393772811656980
Wind
(km/h)
50
SW
55
SW
75
WSW
45
WSW
35
W
45
WSW
40
WSW
35
W
10
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15
W
30
SW
30
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50
WSW
50
WNW
10
WNW
10
E
10
NNW
35
NW
20
NNE
20
N
10
NNW
25
SSE
35
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
ononcross-
on
oncrossoncross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:43PM
2.57

4:08AM
2.54
4:22PM
2.76

4:43AM
2.77
4:56PM
2.94

5:16AM
2.98
5:29PM
3.09

5:48AM
3.15

6:01PM
3.19
6:20AM
3.28

6:34PM
3.23
6:53AM
3.34

7:09PM
3.20
7:29AM
3.34

Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:28AM
0.91

10:00PM
0.74
10:11AM
0.69

10:35PM
0.53
10:48AM
0.49

11:07PM
0.34
11:22AM
0.31

11:38PM
0.18
11:55AM
0.17

12:10AM
0.07

12:29PM
0.08
12:42AM
0.02

1:03PM
0.06
1:16AM
0.03

1:40PM
0.11

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)
122-1372114810---1-1-----
High °C
7664567777887434440-1046
Low °C
764454766788533342-1-2-226
Chill °C (?)
10-1-2022244432-3-2410-5-7-4-21
Sunrise
8:33--8:37--8:40--8:42--8:45--8:48--8:52--8:55-
Sunset
-5:52--5:49--5:45--5:43--5:38--5:36--5:32--5:29
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 44mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Tue afternoon, min 4°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WSW on Sat night, light winds from the SW by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Icy conditions (max 8°C on Tue night, min -2°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (near gales from the W on Wed morning, calm by Fri 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.