Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Schiphol Amsterdam
Next Town
Leiden, Katwijk
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Shower, Toilet, Food

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave, Big wave
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
No information

Rough sea's shore break with 3 breaks further out. Wave size between 0.5 meter and 6 meter. The current can be stronger.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
July, August

Wide, sandy beach, very long. Summer life guard present with boats. All year rescue service. Can get packed during summer, then ride north of the channel or south of the village.

Weather

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

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

The wind in winter and spring is between 12-35 knots. Summer between 12-30 knots. Average kite days 3 or 4 times a week.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus, Train
Access
Short walk

Get there by train, car, bus or subway. Just northwest of Leiden.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Fees

There are three areas where kitesurfing is allowed: at the surf club that is located in the middle of the boulevard, at the white light house go to the beach, take the stairs down, the surf club is on your left side, at the kitesurf club north of the boulevard on the other side of the canal flowing into sea, at the sailing club south of the boulevard.

Nightlife

Good nightlife in Rotterdam, The Hague, Leiden, Noordwijk and Scheveningen.