On this page and sub pages you can read everything about kitesurfing wind. For example, the current wind, the current weather situation and water level. In addition to the current wind, we also have the best links for the weather and wind forecast. It is always important to ask yourself the question: “Can I kitesurf today?” Read here what to pay attention to. Tip: save this page to your home screen of your smartphone (that is how it works).
Best current wind force data
Windy current and wind forecast
Windy wind force forecast displays both the current wind weather and the wind forecast. Also the wind direction forecast up to 2 days ahead. In addition, you can click on the legend and, for example, view the expected wind gusts and zoom in per location.
Current wind current wind and wind force forecast
Acuelewind.nl is a specially made wind data website with current wind data including questions from more than 30 kite spots. Specifically, the wind direction is also indicated per kitespot. Wind data from Windfinder is shown for the wind forecast per kite spot.
Firestorm: Current wind speed vs forecast with tide
Karel.firestorm.nl is an initiative of Karel. His integrated graphs provide a good overview of Brouwerdam, Hoek van Holland, IJmuiden and Den Helder. Both of the current wind and gusts. In addition, the wind forecast for the coming hours, including water levels.
Current wind KNMI and warnings
KNMI.nl is the specific Dutch Meteorological Institute. You can check whether there are any warnings. If so, which code is in effect. In addition, you have different maps and tables. For example, the current wind force (bft), wind speed (m/s) and wind gusts (km/h).
Rijkswaterstaat current wind and wind forecast
Op waterinfo.rws.nl you will find a dynamic map of the Netherlands with the current wind force and a legend. You can also select 3 options for the wind forecast in many locations.
Weather plaza current wind and forecast
Weerplaza.nl has different weather maps. Also an interesting current wind overview with the possibility to view the wind forecast up to 2 days in advance. You can also call up a map with the wind gusts on it.
Other direct links
- Teletext 707: aviation weather bulletin
- Surfweer.nl: wind sms (paid)
- Windmeister.nl: loaded KNMI and RWS data
- Windwaarnemingen.nl: loaded KMNI and RWS data (Tip)
Rainfall radar wind chill
The perceived temperature (wind chill) is calculated on the basis of the measured temperature and the wind speed. After all, the colder it is and the stronger the wind, the colder it feels. Read more about wind chill of consult the current wind chill.
Snow Radar: Snowfall and Forecast
In addition to the links to the best sources for current wind and wind forecasts for kite surfers, here is a link to a snow radar. For snowkiters especially a link to rain radar snow radar with the current snowfall and snow forecast in the Netherlands.
Wind forecast subpages
In addition to the best links to the current wind, the subpages below. For example, to information about wind forecast a few days ahead.
Weather Plaza Harmony: https://www.weerplaza.nl/weerkaarten/harmonie/?tau=0®io=netherlands&element=slpwind
Windfinder superforecast (via site): https://www.windfinder.com/forecasts/
Thank you Marco, great addition. We'll add those too.