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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 63° 24.74' N
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Located off vik.
DistanceTake a car
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
PowerHollow, Powerful, Ledgey
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionNorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
- Rips / undertow
Take freinds, watch for rocks and have fun.
Super heavy wave.
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 10-08-2005
photo 1 - The first photo is Sandvík not Vík. Vík is a classic beachbreak and it works almost all of the time, on a small day there are usually a few good sets breaking behind the gas station. On a big S or SW swell there is potential for some world class pointbreak on the west end of the beach. Oh and do check out the cafe/pub.
By email@example.com , 19-07-2005
water temp? - what's the average water temp? I'm used to 50 degree WA State water How low does it go in Iceland?
By mellotrongirl , 03-05-2005
- That's diehard surfing. No crowds, clean waves, and from the looks of it--lots of volcanic black sand beaches. Looks blacker than Kalapana.
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