Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Amsterdam
Next Town
Groningen, Lauwersoog
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

Flat to choppy between the sandbars. Waves outside. Shallow around the sand bars.

Beach

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

Long, sandy beach, lots of space.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

Spring: air 14°C, water 12°C. Summer: air 20°C, water 16°C. Fall: air 12°C, water 12°C. Winter: air 4°C, water 8°C. Season is year round in principal, but May to October is the best. Wetsuit is necessary, especially in spring and autumn. Winter can be really cold. In summer a shorty is sufficient.

Wind

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

Best in Westerly depressions. Best winds from fall to spring.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

North from Groningen on N361 to Lauwersoog Haven, here a boat to Schiermonnikoog. Then get to the west coast.

Extra information

Rules
No information

Nightlife

No information