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Zandvoort ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.4

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Zandvoort Spot ID

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NNW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.3 °C

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 08:32 Local time
Tuesday 14
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Wave (m) 0.8
WNW
0.9
NW
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NW
0.9
NW
Period (s) 4 4 5 4
Wind (km/h) 20
WNW 25
WNW 25
WNW 20
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
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Zandvoort on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Netherlands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Zandvoort, 1 km from Zandvoort.

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Zandvoort Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ijmond, 10 km from Zandvoort.

fresh winds from the NW

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Current weather near Zandvoort

Buoy Data:

At East Anglia 3 Buoy, 88 miles from Zandvoort.

  2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
1.0
1.1
1.1
Average period (s) 4 4 4 4

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Overall Zandvoort Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Zandvoort is Schiphol (Amsterdam) Airport (AMS) in Netherlands, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zandvoort is Valkenburg Airport (LID), also in Netherlands, 23 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Netherlands, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Soesterberg Airport (UTC) in Netherlands is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • De Kooy Airport (DHR), also in Netherlands is the fifth nearest airport to Zandvoort and is 64 km (40 miles) away.
Zandvoort break location map and break info

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