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Farstadstranda Surf Guide

Farstadstranda in South and West Norway is an exposed beach and reef break. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. The ideal swell direction from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rocks - Localism.

Farstadstranda Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
5.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Farstadstranda:

The best conditions reported for surf at Farstadstranda occur when a West-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Farstadstranda with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in January while 43% 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.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
23%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Farstadstranda Location Map

Interactive Farstadstranda 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 Farstadstranda is Aro (Molde) Airport (MOL) in Norway, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Farstadstranda is Kristiansund Kvernberget Airport (KSU), also in Norway, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Farstadstranda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 18:25 Local Time
Friday 05Sat
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.8
WSW
2.0
WSW
2.5
W
3.0
WNW
Period (s) 6 6 7 8
Wind (km/h) 40
SW 40
WSW 40
WSW 45
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Farstadstranda

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

Wind History at Farstadstranda

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Farstadstranda. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s54.6
    Reliability: very consistent
    59km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s22.1
    Reliability:
    82km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    92km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: consistent
    138km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    140km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Farstadstranda: