Katwijk aan Zee ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Katwijk aan Zee Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Netherlands)

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Katwijk aan Zee Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.0 °C

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Thursday, 24 July 2014, 16:45 Local time

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Wave (m) 0.5
NE
0.5
NE
0.6
NNE
0.5
NNE
Period (s) 3 3 4 4
Wind (km/h) 30
ENE 30
NE 25
ENE 30
NE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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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.

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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 Valkenburg (navy), 5 km from Katwijk aan Zee.

moderate winds from the ENE

km/h
Air temperature
25.6 °C

Current weather near Katwijk aan Zee

Overall Katwijk aan Zee Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Katwijk aan Zee:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Scheveningen Pier 11 mi
Second closest break Zandvoort 11 mi
Third closest break Noorderstrand 12 mi
Fourth closest break Zud 14 mi
Fifth closest break Kijkduin 16 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Katwijk aan Zee:

Closest wave buoy East Anglia 3 Buoy 91 mi
Second closest wave buoy East Anglia 1 Buoy 111 mi
Third closest wave buoy Sandettie Buoy 137 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy East Anglia 2 Buoy 140 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Greenwich Buoy 229 mi

Tide stations nearest to Katwijk aan Zee:

Closest tide station Katwijk 2 mi
Second closest tide station Noordwijkerhout 4 mi
Third closest tide station Meetpost Noordwijk 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Scheveningen 11 mi
Fifth closest tide station Zandvoort 12 mi

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Katwijk aan Zee:

Closest ski area Hellenthal-Skiarena Weisser Stein (Germany) 152 mi
Second closest ski area Wildewiese-Sundern (Germany) 168 mi
Third closest ski area Olpe-Fahlenscheid (Germany) 172 mi
Fourth closest ski area Bestwig-Wasserfall-Fort Fun (Germany) 183 mi
Fifth closest ski area Bodefeld-Hunau (Germany) 183 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Katwijk aan Zee:

Closest city location Katwijk (Netherlands) 2 mi
Second closest city location Leiden (Netherlands) 6 mi
Third closest city location Wassenaar (Netherlands) 6 mi
Fourth closest city location Leiderdorp (Netherlands) 7 mi
Fifth closest city location Voorburg (Netherlands) 11 mi
  • 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.
Katwijk aan Zee break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands. Use the tab navigation above to view Katwijk aan Zee sea temperature, Katwijk aan Zee photographs, Katwijk aan Zee detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Katwijk aan Zee webcams, current wind from Netherlands live weather stations and Katwijk aan Zee tide predictions. The Netherlands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Netherlands and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Netherlands wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Katwijk aan Zee.

 

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