Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Next Big City
Amsterdam
Next Town
Leeuwarden, West Terschelling
 
Type:
Ocean, Island
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Swimmers
Quality:
Cloudy
Best Tide:
Tide independent

The usual North Sea conditions and waves. Waves can be the best in Holland due to the islands beach position to the North Sea.

Beach

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

Long, wide sandy beach.

Weather

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

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, September, October, November
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NNE, NE, ENE, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
SW, WSW, W

Best in Westerly depressions. Best winds from fall to spring.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
Access
Short walk

A31 from Leeuwarden west to Harlingen. Here take a boat to Terschelling. Here get to the NW of the island and find West aan Zee.

Extra information

Rules
Zones, Time, License

Nightlife

Very good in Midsland or in West-Terschelling especially during the summer months.