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Scheveningen Pier break guidePhoto by: Nick Brick

Scheveningen Pier Surf Guide

Scheveningen Pier on the West Coast is an exposed beach/Pier break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and obstacles.

Scheveningen Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
10.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Scheveningen Pier:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Scheveningen Pier 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 12% of the time in May while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Scheveningen Pier Location Map

Interactive Scheveningen Pier 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 Scheveningen Pier is Valkenburg Airport (LID) in Netherlands, 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Scheveningen Pier is Rotterdam Airport (RTM), also in Netherlands, 20 km (12 miles) away.

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Scheveningen Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 12:00 Local Time
Tuesday 06
Wave (m)
Period (s) 6 6 6 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Scheveningen Pier

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

Wind History at Scheveningen Pier

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
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    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
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    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away
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    Reliability: inconsistent
    17km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Scheveningen Pier: