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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.3

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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Surf Forecast / Reykjanes Peninsula / Iceland

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 11 pm Friday 23 Oct 2020 GMT
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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn sea temperature is 7.8 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 8.7 max: 10.0 min: 7.8 °C)
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Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn sea temperature is 7.8 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 8.7 max: 10.0 min: 7.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn (light winds from the NE at Reykjavik(notam) 41 km from Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn). 2.4m 11 s period swell from SW

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41 km away, 1 h 10 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NE
5.0
7.8
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn this week:

The surf forecast for Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Oct 24) at 6AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.9m and 10s period with a secondary swell of 1.1m and 8s. Another secondary swell of 1.0m and 4s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn in the next 7 days are 4.0m 17s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Oct 28) at 12AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 3.0m 7s period and expected on Sunday (Oct 25) at 12AM.

Wave TypeTime (GMT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 6AM (Sat 24th Oct)6ft (1.9m) 10s
Best Surf12AM (Wed 28th Oct)13ft (4.0m) 17s
Most Powerful12AM (Wed 28th Oct)13ft (4.0m) 17s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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T iceland.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T iceland.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
2.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
ESE
2.2
SE
1.8
SE
1.4
SE
1.1
SE
0.8
SE
1.1
ESE
2.4
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.4
ESE
4
S
4
E
1.8
S
1.4
S
1.7
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.7
ENE
1.1
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
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1326549673139281243724111917652912921021101523188942459490243127288558439408
25
ENE
40
NE
40
NNE
40
NNE
30
N
30
N
25
NNE
25
NE
25
ENE
25
ENE
30
ENE
25
ENE
20
NE
20
NE
20
NE
35
NE
40
NE
40
NE
50
ENE
35
ENE
20
ENE
25
NNE
20
NNE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
11:11PM
2.00
12:01PM
2.26
12:54AM
1.91
1:39PM
2.24
2:26AM
2.02
2:53PM
2.34
3:25AM
2.21
3:42PM
2.48
4:06AM
2.41
4:20PM
2.61
4:40AM
2.59
4:52PM
2.71
5:10AM
2.75
5:22PM
2.78
5:18AM
0.93
6:46PM
1.00
7:00AM
1.01
8:18PM
0.93
8:29AM
0.92
9:18PM
0.78
9:27AM
0.75
10:00PM
0.61
10:10AM
0.59
10:33PM
0.46
10:45AM
0.44
11:02PM
0.33
11:17AM
0.33
11:30PM
0.24

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn blow from the W

Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
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-8:45--8:48--8:51--8:53--8:57--9:00--9:03---
--5:31--5:28--5:24--5:22--5:19--5:15--5:12--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Sat afternoon, min 2°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NNE on Sat afternoon, moderate winds from the N by Sun night).

Long Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu afternoon. Low air temperatures (max 8°C on Thu night, min 3°C on Tue afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNE on Tue night, strong winds from the ENE by Thu night).

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Information about the Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn 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 (Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn) 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 Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn 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.

Þorlákshöfn or Porlackshofn is 37 km (23 miles) from Hafnarfjordur. If you plan a holiday in Reykjanes Peninsula, look for hotels and other accommodation in Hafnarfjordur. Hafnarfjordur has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.