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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 Surf Guide

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.

Kijkduin Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kijkduin:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Kijkduin 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 16% of the time in April while 22% 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
16%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
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 Kijkduin Location Map

Interactive Kijkduin 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 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Kijkduin Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 22:31 Local Time
TueWednesday 03
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.1
N
0.1
N
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0.1
W
Period (s) 4 4 - 1
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
S 10
SW 10
SW
Wind State glass cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Kijkduin

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

Wind History at Kijkduin

Wind stats for Kijkduin, 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 Kijkduin. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon river  redRiver/jetties
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    10km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Kijkduin: