Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Brussels, Amsterdam
Next Town
Cadzand Bad, Knokke
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Shop, Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Currents, Wave breaker
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

Choppy, tides, lots of current, waves depend on the wind direction. Waves are short following depends on tide going in or out. There also is a flat water spot when it's high water (Vloed) inside "Het Zwin". It's really nice in there to practice some new tricks. Keep an eye on the wave breaker to the right.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Nice, big space enough with low tide, high tide less space. Sandy beach. Safely launching no problem.

Wind

Best Months:
March, April, May, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
W
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Gusty, can be strong. Depends on depressions. Best direction: westerly winds. Sideshore with SW and NE.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Close to the border to Belgium. Park at the parking at the Noorddijk. Then walk for about 5 min to the beach cafe and rig your gear to the left side of it.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

July and August: only at the left side of the restaurant, in front it's for swimmers only. Talk to the locals they will explain everything.

Nightlife

There is also a disco in the village about 1 km away from the kitebeach, called 'Joy'.