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Latitude: 68° 16.316' N
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From Bodø by plane to the local city of Leknes. Drive in direction of Svolvær for about 15 km. Turn left at Borge by the roadsign Unstad. Drive all the way to the end.(10 km)
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityWorld Class
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Ordinary, Fun
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthWest, South, SouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
REMEBER. When surfing or camping at Unstad, take your trash with you home.
Unstad its an exotic place for coldwater surfing. The island of Lofoten has a beautifull scenery. Its only lives about 20 inhabitants of the small village of Unstad. The waves can often be very good.
By joao , 08-11-2009
movie in unstad - hi guys, i am going to unstad this winter. i intend to shoot a surf movie there and around lofoten and it would be nice to know someone who surfs out there previsouly. anyone here from unstad? w
By Anonymous , 08-03-2008
flaaaattttt - lots of hype on this place lately. it can be good, but it can be flat for weeks at a time, especially in sumer. campground is a claustrophopic little ghetto.....unstad can be windy, wet and cold for weeks on end, make sure ya have the monster propane heater set up in your rig and lots of books and no girlfriend with...
By runke kuken , 06-03-2008
don't go, - 2cold, 2expensive,2dark,2rainy,2unfriendly,2crowded
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