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Kijkduin ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Kijkduin Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.6 °C

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Sunday, 17 December 2017, 18:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
N
1.0
WSW
1.3
SW
1.3
W
Period (s) 6 4 5 6
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 30
SW 35
SSW 25
NW
Wind State cross-
on
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Kijkduin on the West Coast is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Netherlands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Monster, 2 km from Kijkduin.

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Kijkduin Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Westland MONSTER wx, 1 km from Kijkduin.

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Air temperature
5.1 °C

Current weather near Kijkduin

Buoy Data:

At East Anglia 3 Buoy, 93 miles from Kijkduin.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
1.2
1.1
1.3
Average period (s) 5 4 4 4

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Overall Kijkduin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Kijkduin:

  • Closest city location
    6 mi
  • Second closest city location
    6 mi
  • Third closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    8 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Kijkduin is Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Netherlands, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kijkduin is Valkenburg Airport (LID), also in Netherlands, 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Schiphol (Amsterdam) Airport (AMS) in Netherlands, 49 km (30 miles) away.
  • Woensdrecht Airport (WOE) in Netherlands is 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Soesterberg Airport (UTC), also in Netherlands is the fifth nearest airport to Kijkduin and is 75 km (47 miles) away.
Kijkduin break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kijkduin, Netherlands. Use the tab navigation above to view Kijkduin sea temperature, Kijkduin photographs, Kijkduin detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kijkduin webcams, current wind from Netherlands live weather stations and Kijkduin 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 Kijkduin.