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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.3

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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland)

Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 9.4 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 07:17 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 11 11 12 12
Wind (km/h) 35
WNW 25
W 25
W 25
Wind State off off off off

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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn in Reykjanes Peninsula is an exposed point break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. There is no point break. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Iceland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Jaoar Stokkseyri wx, 16 km from Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn.

moderate winds from the WNW

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
6.6 °C

Current weather near Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn

Overall Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn:

  • Closest city location
    23 mi
  • Second closest city location
    25 mi
  • Third closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Inverness (United Kingdom)
    725 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    782 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn is Reykjavik Airport (RKV) in Iceland, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn is Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF), also in Iceland, 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY), also in Iceland, 71 km (44 miles) away.
Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn, Reykjanes Peninsula. Use the tab navigation above to view Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn sea temperature, Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn photographs, Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn webcams, current wind from Reykjanes Peninsula live weather stations and Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn 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 Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn.