Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Amsterdam
Next Town
Harlingen
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
School, Shower, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Currents, Buoys, Wave breaker, Mole
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide, Coming tide, Falling tide

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Bystanders, Other
Beach Users:
May, June, July, August, September

Te sizes of the sandy beach depends on the tides.

Weather

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

A wetsuit is always needed. Only some weeks during a warm summer, shorts can be ridden.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
S, SSW, SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W

North is possible but the wind is gusty due to the big dam at the north side of this spot.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Train
Access
Medium walk

Just from the parking to the beach about 100m. Walk over the dam.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Nightlife

There are about 23 bars in Harlingen and 1 nightclub.