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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Porlackshöfn

Iceland

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 63° 51.021' N
Longitude: 21° 21.693' W

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from reykavic, drive out to road#1 towards the south drive until the entrance to the town of Þorlackshöfn. Drive into town, look for Lighthouse tower along shoreline.

English (Translate this text in English): from reykavic, drive out to road#1 towards the south drive until the entrance to the town of Þorlackshöfn. Drive into town, look for Lighthouse tower along shoreline.

English (Translate this text in English): from reykavic, drive out to road#1 towards the south drive until the entrance to the town of Þorlackshöfn. Drive into town, look for Lighthouse tower along shoreline.

English (Translate this text in English): from reykavic, drive out to road#1 towards the south drive until the entrance to the town of Þorlackshöfn. Drive into town, look for Lighthouse tower along shoreline.

DistanceTake a car

WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight

BottomBoulders

PowerPowerful, Ledgey

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth

Good wind directionWest, SouthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 2m-2.5m / 6ft-8ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft

Best tide positionMid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week-end crowdFew surfers

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By Xosmo , 21-02-2010

Looking for local info - Going to Reykjavik next week, and I'm hoping for at least one day of surf. Looking for locals to give me some inside info on the breaks, and maybe even someone to surf with? Any help is appreciated!

Cheers!

By Anonymous , 10-08-2009

Surfing Iceland - This tuesday, I going to Iceland, because... Is it possible to hire a board and a suit somewere near raijavic? I was stoked about the surf forcast!!

Ciao Daantj, from Holland!

By anonymous , 10-05-2006

iceland not on the map - i just went too a shop too by an atlas, and when i was looking i noticed iceland was not on the map

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