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Hellesto ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Hellesto Surf Guide

Hellesto in South and West Norway is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east southeast with some shelter here from north winds. The best swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded

Hellesto Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
7.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hellesto:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hellesto 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 Hellesto (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Hellesto with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in March while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
79%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hellesto Location Map

Interactive Hellesto 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 Hellesto is Stavanger Sola Airport (SVG) in Norway, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hellesto is Haugesund Karmoy Airport (HAU), also in Norway, 59 km (37 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.
Hellesto Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 22:37 Local Time
WedThursday 22
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 2.4
NW
2.0
NW
1.5
NW
1.4
NW
Period (s) 10 9 5 5
Wind (km/h) 50
NNW 45
NNW 40
NNW 40
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Hellesto

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

Wind History at Hellesto

Wind stats for Hellesto, 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 Hellesto. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s22.1
    Reliability:
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability:
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    104km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    110km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Hellesto: