Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Amsterdam
Next Town
Bolsward, Cornwerd
 
Type:
Lake
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Camping, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Wave breaker, Stones
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to choppy water.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand, Stones
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Stones, Road, Cars
Beach Users:
None

Small sandy beach with grass to rig on. The road (highway) is just behind it.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
No Information

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
No information
Main Direction:
SW, WNW, NW, NNW

Best winds in spring and fall.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Just at the NE of the Breezanddijk (A7). Park directly east of the sluice.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Kiters should be very careful, since the highway is close to the water. Kite launch in the water. Strictly forbidden to launch your kite on shore! The spot is open for kitesurfing from 1st of May to 1st of October. Nature preservation area is restricted. Rules are very strict. Police will give you a fine of at least 130 Euro if you violate the rules, so check the blue sign or ask the locals, before you go out.

Nightlife

Nightlife can be found in the town of Makkum and on the camping site at Makkum beach.