Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
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Amsterdam
Next Town
Leeuwarden, West Terschelling
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Repair, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
Swimmers, Ships
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
High tide

Flat to choppy water. Big area with shallow water, dry at low tide. Best ridable 3 hours before high tide until 3 hours after high tide.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Tidal
Hazards:
Bystanders
Beach Users:
June, July, August

Long, sandy beach, lots of space.

Weather

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

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August
Wind Type:
No information
Best Direction:
SW, WSW, W
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW, NW

Best in W and SW winds, mainly from fall to spring. Ridable in W, SW, S, SE and E. Most of the times 5-10 knts more than the mainland.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
Short walk

A31 from Leeuwarden west to Harlingen. Here take a boat to Terschelling. To the west of West-Terschelling you will find the Groene Strand.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time

Nightlife

Very good, especially during the summer months.