Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Amsterdam
Next Town
Alkmaar
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
No information

Salty water, short waves in the wind direction. Shallow on sandbars.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Nice wide beach, but you have to walk about 5 minutes to get to the beach. From the end of April until the end of October there are beach pavilions located on the beach for food and beverages.

Weather

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

Wetsuit almost all year-round. In summer shorty possible. Winter thick wetsuit needed.

Wind

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

The wind is blowing (side)onshore for about 90% of the time.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

From Amsterdam follow the signs Zaandam/Leeuwarden to the A7. Then go to Alkmaar and Bergen aan Zee.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No information