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Katwijk aan Zee beoordelingen
Kwaliteit op een goede dag: 2.3
Betrouwbaarheid van de Golven: 2.0
Moeilijkheidsgraad: 3.0
Wind- en kitesurfen: 4.5
Bezoekers: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

Katwijk aan Zee Golf Statistieken, June: Golven met Licht of Offshore Winden

This image shows only the swells directed at Katwijk aan Zee that coincided with light winds or offshore conditions through a typical June and is based upon 2779 predictions, one every 3 hours. The direction of the spokes show where quality surf generating swell comes from. Five colours show increasing wave sizes. The smallest swells, less than 0.5m (1.5 feet), high are coloured blue. Green and yellow illustrate increasing swell sizes and red represents biggest swells greater than >3m (>10ft). In either graph, the area of any colour is proportional to how commonly that size swell occurs.

The diagram implies that the dominant swell direction, shown by the longest spokes, was NNW (which was the same as the prevailing wind direction). The chart at the bottom shows the same thing but without direction information. For example, swells larger than 1.5 feet (0.5m) coincided with good wind conditions 3% of the time, equivalent to 1 days. Open sea swells exceeding >3m (>10ft) are unlikely to happen in a normal June. Taking into account the fraction of these swells that coincided with predicted offshore winds, and given the fact that Katwijk aan Zee is exposed to open water swells, we think that that clean surf can be found at Katwijk aan Zee about 3% of the time and that surf is spoilt by onshore wind 36% of the time. This is means that we expect 12 days with waves in a typical June, of which 1 days should be surfable.

IMPORTANT: Beta version feature! Swell heights are open water values from NWW3. There is no attempt to model near-shore effects. Coastal wave heights will generally be less, especially if the break does not have unobstructed exposure to the open ocean.