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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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 Unstad

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 68° 16.316' N
Longitude: 13° 34.499' E

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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)

English (Translate this text in English): 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)

English (Translate this text in English): 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)

English (Translate this text in English): 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

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypePoint-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy with rock

PowerHollow, Fast, Ordinary, Fun

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

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

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdEmpty

Webcam urlhttp://lofotenboardunion.... 

Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Rocks

 Additional Information

REMEBER. When surfing or camping at Unstad, take your carbage with you home.

English (Translate this text in English): REMEBER. When surfing or camping at Unstad, take your carbage with you home.

English (Translate this text in English): REMEBER. When surfing or camping at Unstad, take your carbage with you home.

English (Translate this text in English): REMEBER. When surfing or camping at Unstad, take your carbage with you home.

Atmosphere

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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

English (Translate this text in English): 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.

General

PERFECT.

English (Translate this text in English): PERFECT.

English (Translate this text in English): PERFECT.

English (Translate this text in English): PERFECT.

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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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