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Icelands Surf Guide

Icelands in Mentawi Islands is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. May-Oct (Dry Season) is the optimum time of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no reef break. When the surf is up, crowds are likely

Icelands Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Icelands:

The best conditions reported for surf at Icelands occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Icelands with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 73% of the time in July while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
73%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Icelands Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 22 January 2021, 04:39 Local Time
ThuFriday 22
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 15
WNW 10
WNW 15
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Icelands

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

Wind History at Icelands

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

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