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 Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland)


Sandvik Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 5.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 08:26 Local time

Tuesday 31
9AM 12PM 3PM 6PM
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 11 11 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
N 20
N 25
Wind State cross-

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Sandvik in Reykjanes Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The location means that it never gets crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

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Tide Times:

For Grindavik Antenas, 9 km from Sandvik.

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Sandvik Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1196, 6 km from Sandvik.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Sandvik

Overall Sandvik Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Sandvik Location Maps

Sandvik Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sandvik:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Grindavik Antenas 6 mi
Second closest break Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) 7 mi
Third closest break Hafnir 9 mi
Fourth closest break Garur 19 mi
Fifth closest break Hafnarfjordur 25 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Sandvik:

Closest wave buoy K5 Buoy 494 mi
Second closest wave buoy K7 Buoy 621 mi
Third closest wave buoy K4 Buoy 736 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Shetland Buoy 745 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy M4 Donegal Bay Buoy 753 mi

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

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Town and city forecasts close to Sandvik:

Closest city location Kopavogur (Iceland) 30 mi
Second closest city location Reykjavik (Iceland) 30 mi
Third closest city location Inverness (United Kingdom) 758 mi
Fourth closest city location Derry (United Kingdom) 809 mi
Fifth closest city location Spittal of Glenshee (United Kingdom) 809 mi
  • 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.


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