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 Iceland

Europe

Not known as a surf destination, but waves are here...
Location: Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the UK
Geographic coordinates: 65 00 N, 18 00 W
Coastline: 4,988 km
Climate: temperate; moderated by North Atlantic Current; mild, windy winters; damp, cool summers
Terrain: mostly plateau interspersed with mountain peaks, icefields; coast deeply indented by bays and fiords
Natural hazards: earthquakes and volcanic activity
Currency: Icelandic krona (ISK)

Location: Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the UK
Geographic coordinates: 65° 0' N, 18° 0' W
Coastline km: 4,970 km km
Climate: temperate; moderated by North Atlantic Current; mild, windy winters; damp, cool summers
Terrain: mostly plateau interspersed with mountain peaks, icefields; coast deeply indented by bays and fiords
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Hvannadalshnukur 2,110 m (at Vatnajokull glacier)
Natural hazards: earthquakes and volcanic activity
Currency: Icelandic krona (ISK)
Population: 301,931 (July 2007 est.)
Languages: Icelandic, English, Nordic languages, German widely spoken
Capital: Reykjavik
Divisions: 8 regions: Austurland, Hofudhborgarsvaedhi, Nordhurland Eystra, Nordhurland Vestra, Sudhurland, Sudhurnes, Vestfirdhir, Vesturland

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Surf Spots (16)
Quality Direction Type Frequ Experience
Breidavik - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Brimurð - / -
Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Dálkur - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Evan's Reef 3 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers
Eyvik 1 / -
Right and left Beach-break Beginners wave
Garður 9 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Grindavik Antenas - / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Grindavik Lighthouse 4 / -
Right and left Experienced surfers
Grótta 3 / -
Right and left Reef-rocky All surfers
Hafnarfjordur Beach&Reef - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Hafnir 2 / -
Right Beach-break Experienced surfers
Húsavik - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Porlackshöfn 7 / -
Right Point-break Experienced surfers
Sandvik 11 / -
Experienced surfers
Stokksnes - / -
Right and left Beach-break All surfers
Vik 7 / -
Right Reef-rocky Experienced surfers

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