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Westende ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Westende Spot ID

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Type: beach


Best: Swell NW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.5 °C

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Monday, 17 June 2019, 13:46 Local time
Monday 17
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 7 3 3 3
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
WNW 10
NW 10
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Westende in North Sea - Belgium is an exposed beach break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the southeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Belgium wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Middelkerke, 4 km from Westende.

IS AT (local time)

Westende Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Oostende Airport, 8 km from Westende.

light winds from the SSW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
22.2 °C

Current weather near Westende

Buoy Data:

At F3 Light Vessel, 34 miles from Westende.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.2
Average period (s) 5 5 5 5.0

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Overall Westende Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Westende is Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Westende is Wevelgem (Kortrijk-vevelgem) Airport (QKT), also in Belgium, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF) in France, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Lesquin (Lille) Airport (LIL) in France is 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Manston Airport (MSE) in England is the fifth nearest airport to Westende and is 101 km (63 miles) away.
Westende break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Westende, North Sea. Use the tab navigation above to view Westende sea temperature, Westende photographs, Westende detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Westende webcams, current wind from North Sea live weather stations and Westende tide predictions. The Belgium swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Belgium 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 Belgium 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 Westende.