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Egmond aan Zee ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Egmond aan Zee break guidePhoto by: Daan Gouda

Egmond aan Zee Surf Guide

Egmond aan Zee on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Egmond aan Zee Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Egmond aan Zee:

The best conditions reported for surf at Egmond aan Zee occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Egmond aan Zee (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Egmond aan Zee 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 8% of the time in April while 30% 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
8%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
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 Egmond aan Zee Location Map

Interactive Egmond aan Zee 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 Egmond aan Zee is Schiphol (Amsterdam) Airport (AMS) in Netherlands, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Egmond aan Zee is De Kooy Airport (DHR), also in Netherlands, 36 km (22 miles) away.

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Egmond aan Zee Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 19 June 2021, 05:06 Local Time
Saturday 19
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.6
N
1.0
SW
0.6
N
0.9
NNW
Period (s) 6 4 6 7
Wind (km/h)
30
30
15
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
on cross

Swell History at Egmond aan Zee

Surf stats for Egmond aan Zee, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Egmond aan Zee

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

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    • Icon beachBeach/breakwater
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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