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Ter Heijde ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.1

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Ter Heijde Surf Guide

Ter Heijde on the West Coast is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of the strong rips here.

Ter Heijde Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
6.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ter Heijde:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Ter Heijde 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 Ter Heijde Location Map

Interactive Ter Heijde 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 Ter Heijde is Rotterdam Airport (RTM) in Netherlands, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ter Heijde is Valkenburg Airport (LID), also in Netherlands, 25 km (16 miles) away.

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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Ter Heijde Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 12:22 Local Time
Saturday 06
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
NNE 15
NNE 15
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Ter Heijde

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

Wind History at Ter Heijde

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

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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: inconsistent
    7km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    8km away
    • Icon beachBeach/pier
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    11km away

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