Tourists tend to go perilously close to the waterfront despite numerous warning signs about the dangerous sneaker waves that can pull people out to sea.

Beach closed at Kirkjufjara following yesterday's tragedy

10 Jan 2017 The Environment Agency of Iceland will be closing Kirkjufjara beach at Dyrhólaey due to strong ocean currents and rockfall. A German tourist perished there yesterday and was was found east of Dyrhólaey.

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