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

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Sandvik Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.6 °C

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Friday, 4 September 2015, 16:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
SW 25
SW 35
SW
Wind State on on cross-
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Sandvik in Reykjanes Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Iceland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Grindavik Antenas, 9 km from Sandvik.

IS AT (local time)

Sandvik Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1549, 6 km from Sandvik.

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Current weather near Sandvik

Overall Sandvik Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Sandvik Location Maps

Sandvik Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sandvik:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sandvik:

Tide stations nearest to Sandvik:

  • Closest tide station
    Keflavik
    13 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Sandgeroi
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Njarovik
    18 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Hafnarfjordur
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Reykjavik
    31 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Sandvik:

  • Closest ski area
    Blafjoll (Iceland)
    30 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Kerlingarfjoll (Iceland)
    124 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snjofell (Iceland)
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Akureyri (Iceland)
    182 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Nevis Range (United Kingdom)
    768 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Sandvik:

  • Closest city location
    Hafnarfjordur (Iceland)
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Kopavogur (Iceland)
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Reykjavik (Iceland)
    30 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Inverness (United Kingdom)
    758 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Derry (United Kingdom)
    809 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Sandvik is Keflavik Nas Airport (KEF) in Iceland, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sandvik is Reykjavik Airport (RKV), also in Iceland, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Vestmannaeyjar Airport (VEY), also in Iceland, 124 km (77 miles) away.
Sandvik break location map and break info

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