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Havik Surf Guide

Havik in South and West Norway is a beach break that has quite reliable surf. Offshore winds blow from the north. The ideal swell direction from the southwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

Havik Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
4.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Havik:

The best conditions reported for surf at Havik occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Havik with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in August while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Havik Location Map

Interactive Havik 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 Havik is Lista Airport (FAN) in Norway, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Havik is Kristiansand Kjevik Airport (KRS), also in Norway, 82 km (51 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
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.
Havik Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 9 March 2021, 08:37 Local Time
Tuesday 09
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) 0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 15
NW 10
W 5
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross glass

Swell History at Havik

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

Wind History at Havik

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

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    • Icon  s32.6
    Reliability: rarely breaks
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    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability:
    106km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    108km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s22.1
    Reliability:
    108km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Havik: