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Den Haan ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.6

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Den Haan Surf Guide

Den Haan in North Sea - Belgium is an exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the southeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Den Haan Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s32.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
6.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Den Haan:

The best conditions reported for surf at Den Haan occur when a North-northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Den Haan (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Den Haan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in April while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 62% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
62%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Den Haan Location Map

Interactive Den Haan surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Den Haan is Oostende (Ostend) Airport (OST) in Belgium, 15 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Den Haan is Wevelgem (Kortrijk-vevelgem) Airport (QKT), also in Belgium, 53 km (33 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Den Haan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 07:37 Local Time
Monday 08
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 0.4
N
0.4
N
0.4
N
0.3
NNW
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 0
NNW 0
ESE 5
SSW 10
W
Wind State glass glass glass cross-
on

Swell History at Den Haan

Surf stats for Den Haan, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Den Haan

Wind stats for Den Haan, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Den Haan. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    16km away

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