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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) (light winds from the SSE at Keflavik 18 km from Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)). 2.3m 10 s period swell from WSW
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Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf Forecast / Iceland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Sunday 17 Nov 2019 GMT

Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) sea temperature is 7.2 °C (Statistics for 17 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 7.7 max: 8.6 min: 6.8 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
SW
1.1
SW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
4.5
SW
3
SSW
2.2
S
1.7
S
3.5
SE
2.5
SE
2.1
SE
0.7
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0.5
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0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SE
0.3
SE
0.8
N
0.4
SW
0.3
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0.3
SW
0.2
SSW
0.3
SW
Period(s) (?)10121413171412121010999999951110101414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)41537944402962108553644151076023031199669763827251913293117162030
Wind
(km/h)
45
E
70
ESE
75
ESE
45
ESE
70
ESE
70
ESE
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25
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15
E
10
NNE
20
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10
NNE
20
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30
NNE
25
NNE
15
NNE
10
NE
5
NNE
10
N
15
N
20
NNE
Wind State(?)offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:11PM
2.60
9:40AM
2.83

10:08PM
2.43
10:42AM
2.68

11:22PM
2.31
12:00PM
2.59

12:51AM
2.33

1:23PM
2.63
2:11AM
2.49

2:36PM
2.77

3:15AM
2.74
3:35PM
2.94

4:07AM
3.00
4:25PM
3.09


Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:16AM
0.58
4:03PM
0.70

4:14AM
0.76
5:13PM
0.82

5:29AM
0.89

6:36PM
0.83
6:58AM
0.89

7:55PM
0.70
8:18AM
0.75

8:59PM
0.50
9:22AM
0.54

9:52PM
0.30
10:16AM
0.31

10:38PM
0.12

Note: the tide data above is for Grindavik Antenas which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
46677655455544333332210
Low °C
35666655455543333322100
Chill °C (?)
-3-1-121-1-10-112302-1-3-2-100-1-3-5
Sunrise
-10:04--10:07--10:11--10:14--10:17--10:19--10:23---
Sunset
--4:22--4:20--4:17--4:15--4:12--4:09--4:07--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 46mm), heaviest during Mon night. Low air temperatures (max 7°C on Mon night, min 3°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (severe gales from the ESE on Mon morning, light winds from the ENE by Thu morning).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Icy conditions (max 5°C on Thu afternoon, min 0°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NNE on Fri night, light winds from the NNE by Sun morning).

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Information about the Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Grindavik Lighthouse ( Hopsnesta) is 3 km (2 miles) from Grindavik. If you plan a holiday in Reykjanes Peninsula, look for hotels and other accommodation in Grindavik. Grindavik has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.