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Noorderstrand ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.5

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Noorderstrand Surf Guide

Noorderstrand on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and jellyfish.

Noorderstrand Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Noorderstrand:

The best conditions reported for surf at Noorderstrand 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 Noorderstrand (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Noorderstrand with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 13% of the time in May while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
13%
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
56%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Noorderstrand Location Map

Interactive Noorderstrand 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 Noorderstrand is Valkenburg Airport (LID) in Netherlands, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Noorderstrand is Rotterdam Airport (RTM), also in Netherlands, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Noorderstrand Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 08:45 Local Time
Friday 05
10AM1PM4PM7PM
Wave (m) -
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-
-
0.8
N
-
-
Period (s) - - 4 -
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 15
NNE 20
N 20
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Noorderstrand

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

Wind History at Noorderstrand

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beachBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon river  redRiver/jetties
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    16km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Noorderstrand:

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