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Texel (Waddeneilanden) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.3

Overall: 3.8

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Texel (Waddeneilanden) break guide

Texel (Waddeneilanden) Surf Guide

Texel (Waddeneilanden) on the West Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Texel (Waddeneilanden) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
8.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Texel (Waddeneilanden):

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Texel (Waddeneilanden) 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 11% of the time in April while 33% 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.
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 Texel (Waddeneilanden) Location Map

Interactive Texel (Waddeneilanden) 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 Texel (Waddeneilanden) is De Kooy Airport (DHR) in Netherlands, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Texel (Waddeneilanden) is Leeuwarden Airport (LWR), also in Netherlands, 74 km (46 miles) away.

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Texel (Waddeneilanden) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 23:07 Local Time
WedThursday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 35
N 30
N 30
NNW 30
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Texel (Waddeneilanden)

Surf stats for Texel (Waddeneilanden), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Texel (Waddeneilanden)

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach/jetty
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    26km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s44.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    41km away

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