Breidavik Beach (Breiðavík Bay)
The pretty little settlement of Breiðavík is located just around the corner from Iceland’s (and Europe’s) most westerly point, Látrabjarg. Besides the weatherboard church and a clutch of houses there is one thing that draws people to Breidavik - the enormous stretch of white sand beach.
Breidavik Beach is said by many to be the finest beach in Iceland and it’s not difficult to see why. Breiðavík set on a meadow encompassed by the huge crescent of glacier carved cliffs of Bjarnamupur and the aquamarine waters of the Atlantic ocean. The beach here seems to go on for ever though it is occasionally interrupted by a mountain stream making its way down to the sea.
If you see another sole whilst you stroll along the length of this beach then the chances are it is the middle of summer. Many of the people who come this far off the beaten track are merely stopping off on their way to the Látrabjarg bird cliffs which are well known for the millions of puffins, gannets, guillemots and razorbills.
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Breidavik Beach Weather Info
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Breidavik Beach tide times & sea state
Mon 27/01 »
Surf report for Mon 27/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 13ft 13s 7mph 12:00 11ft 12s 18mph 18:00 10ft 11s 19mph Tide times Low 2:45am (-0.34m) High 9:08am (2.20m) Low 3:29pm (-0.27m) High 9:25pm (1.68m) Daylight First light 09:42 Sunrise 10:47 Sunset 16:52 Dark 17:58
Tue 28/01 »
Surf report for Tue 28/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 7ft 10s 10mph 12:00 8ft 11s 14mph 18:00 6ft 10s 7mph Tide times Low 3:21am (-0.24m) High 9:44am (2.10m) Low 4:06pm (-0.19m) High 10:03pm (1.59m) Daylight First light 09:39 Sunrise 10:43 Sunset 16:56 Dark 18:00
Wed 29/01 »
Surf report for Wed 29/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 6ft 9s 20mph 12:00 7ft 9s 22mph 18:00 8ft 9s 25mph Tide times Low 3:59am (-0.12m) High 10:22am (1.96m) Low 4:47pm (-0.09m) High 10:46pm (1.50m) Daylight First light 09:37 Sunrise 10:40 Sunset 17:00 Dark 18:03
Thu 30/01 »
Surf report for Thu 30/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 8ft 8s 26mph 12:00 8ft 8s 28mph 18:00 7ft 7s 25mph Tide times Low 4:42am (0.03m) High 11:04am (1.80m) Low 5:32pm (0.02m) High 11:36pm (1.41m) Daylight First light 09:34 Sunrise 10:37 Sunset 17:04 Dark 18:06
Fri 31/01 »
Surf report for Fri 31/01 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 6ft 8s 20mph 12:00 6ft 9s 19mph 18:00 6ft 8s 21mph Tide times Low 5:32am (0.18m) High 11:53am (1.64m) Low 6:24pm (0.11m) Daylight First light 09:31 Sunrise 10:33 Sunset 17:07 Dark 18:09
Sat 01/02 »
Surf report for Sat 01/02 Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed Swell Wind 6:00 8ft 18s 24mph 12:00 9ft 16s 24mph 18:00 9ft 15s 25mph Tide times High 12:37am (1.35m) Low 6:35am (0.31m) High 12:52pm (1.49m) Low 7:25pm (0.16m) Daylight First light 09:28 Sunrise 10:30 Sunset 17:11 Dark 18:13