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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Petten

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximatif

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Latitude: 52° 46.259' N
Longitude: 4° 39.511' E

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By car take the N9 from Alkmaar. At 'Burgervlotbrug' you go left. Drive past camping 'DeWatersnip'. Follow the signs to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): By car take the N9 from Alkmaar. At 'Burgervlotbrug' you go left. Drive past camping 'DeWatersnip'. Follow the signs to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): By car take the N9 from Alkmaar. At 'Burgervlotbrug' you go left. Drive past camping 'DeWatersnip'. Follow the signs to the beach.

English (Translate this text in English): By car take the N9 from Alkmaar. At 'Burgervlotbrug' you go left. Drive past camping 'DeWatersnip'. Follow the signs to the beach.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceExperienced surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerOrdinary

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell direction

Good wind direction

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+

Best tide positionAll tides

Best tide movementFalling tide

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 Additional Information

Works at all tides but in fact it's a little better at low tide

English (Translate this text in English): Works at all tides but in fact it's a little better at low tide

English (Translate this text in English): Works at all tides but in fact it's a little better at low tide

English (Translate this text in English): Works at all tides but in fact it's a little better at low tide

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dannybb avatar
Petten
De dannybb
Out 20, 2005
best session ever in the netherlands - here in petten i had the best session ever in the netherlands so far.. i was with a few bodyboarders and it was really good (for dutch conditions) , clean , hollow , long walls !!  
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By longboardcruiser , 04-01-2009

- experienced surfer - why???
it seemed to be a normal dutch beach break. could anybody explain it to me, please!!!!

thanks see you

By Anonymous , 16-02-2007

- Considered the best bodyboarder spot of the Netherlands

By Anonymous , 29-12-2006

can be verry good - i was there with some bodyboarders , fast hollow waves and works good on a clean NW swell .. if you surf in holland, you deff need to get there !!

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