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Alnes Lighthouse break guidePhoto by: Johannes Wahlström

Alnes Lighthouse Surf Guide

Alnes Lighthouse in South and West Norway is a fairly exposed point break. Ideal winds are from the southeast. The ideal swell angle is from the northwest. No point break here. Sometimes crowded.

Alnes Lighthouse Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
9.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Alnes Lighthouse:

The best conditions reported for surf at Alnes Lighthouse occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Alnes Lighthouse (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Alnes Lighthouse with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in January while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 23% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Alnes Lighthouse Location Map

Interactive Alnes Lighthouse surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Alnes Lighthouse is Vigra (Alesund) Airport (AES) in Norway, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Alnes Lighthouse is Aro (Molde) Airport (MOL), also in Norway, 73 km (45 miles) away.

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Alnes Lighthouse Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 4 December 2022, 03:26 Local Time
Sunday 04
Wave (m)
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass glass cross-

Swell History at Alnes Lighthouse

Surf stats for Alnes Lighthouse, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Alnes Lighthouse

Wind stats for Alnes Lighthouse, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Alnes Lighthouse: