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Katwijk aan Zee ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Katwijk aan Zee

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 10:39 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 3 2 2 3
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SW 20
SW 20
Wind State cross-
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Katwijk aan Zee on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Netherlands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Katwijk, 3 km from Katwijk aan Zee.

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Katwijk aan Zee Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Voorschoten Aws, 10 km from Katwijk aan Zee.


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Air temperature
15.9 °C

Current weather near Katwijk aan Zee

Overall Katwijk aan Zee Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Katwijk aan Zee is Valkenburg Airport (LID) in Netherlands, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Katwijk aan Zee is Schiphol (Amsterdam) Airport (AMS), also in Netherlands, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Netherlands, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Soesterberg Airport (UTC) in Netherlands is 60 km (37 miles) away.
  • De Kooy Airport (DHR), also in Netherlands is the fifth nearest airport to Katwijk aan Zee and is 82 km (51 miles) away.
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