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Above is the 6-day weather forecast from Windy. If less days are shown, then you can scroll or swipe left and right to show the remaining days.
Click on the tab 9-day forecast or 9-daagse voorspelling to get an additional 3 days forecast.
Click on the units in the legend to change the units (Celsius - Fahrenheit; millimeter - inch; knots - beaufort - meter/second - miles/hour - kilometer/hour)
The forecast model is Arome for a location at sea in front of Scheveningen, with the coordinates shown on the right.

Above are todays observations and the 2-day weather forecast. If less days are shown, then you can scroll or swipe left and right.
The top two graphs show the observations from Meteotoren, which is located at the Zwarte Pad in the north of Scheveningen.
The actual wind speed observations from Meteotoren are corrected for the venturi effect of the dunes and coriolis effect.
Behind the observations are the HARMONIE model forecasts from the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute KNMI.
The bottom graph shows the actual tide measurement at Scheveningen Harbor.
Behind the observation is the tide and current forecast from the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management RWS.
These tide and current forecasts have been corrected by RWS for the HARMONIE wind forecast.
Due to this weather correction the High and Low tide times can be shifted compared to the astronomical High and Low tide times presented at most websites.
The current perpendicular to the coastline is practically zero. See the comparison chart of the current parallel and perpendicular to the coastline.
The current (orange) one mile from the coast is presented in the Northeast (positive) and Southwest (negative) direction.
Beware that due to local effects (zandmotor, harbour and sand banks) the actual current may be different.
The bottom graph has a fixed vertical scale for the current (-1.0 m/s to +1.0 m/s) and for the tide (-200 cm to + 200cm) so that excessive tides and currents go off-scale.
Click on any legend item to hide or show the graphs
Click on CLICK for Beaufort scale to change the vertical scale to Beaufort.
Click in a graph to show the data at that timepoint.
Please be patient. The RWS data originate from many different files, and take some time to load.

Above is the 2 day wave forecast model EWAM at Scheveningen by WindGuru.
The top three rows show the total forecasted wave height, wave period and wave direction.
The total wave height is the composition of the swell and the wind waves.
The middle three rows show the height, period and direction for the main swell component.
The bottom three rows show the wave height, period and direction component due to the wind.
Click on the legend to show or hide the legend.
Click on the arrow in the legend to change the units to degrees.
Click on (m) in the legend toggle the unit between meter and feet.
Click on the date and time bar to toggle the intervals between hourly, 2 hours or 3 hours.

Above are the rain and lightning radar measurements by the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute KNMI Buienradar.
Rain is represented by white (light rain), blue (moderate rain) and purple (heavy rain) pixels.
Lightning is represented by a yellow lightning symbol in a red circle.
The black and yellow box shows the location of Scheveningen.
The time is cycled with 5 minute intervals over the last hour. A yellow time progress bar is shown on the top.

The red arrow in the windrose above shows the 10 minute average wind direction observed at Meteotoren, which is a tower located at Zwarte Pad in the north of Scheveningen.
The blue arrow in the windrose above shows the forecasted current direction from the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management RWS.
Please note that the convention for wind direction is the direction the wind is coming from, and for current the direction the current is flowing to.
The time of High and Low are annotated with the weekday, to clarify if it is today or tomorrow.
The times for sunset and sunrise at Scheveningen are calculated, (c) Vladimir Agafonkin
The air temperature is the 10 minute average air temperature observed at Meteotoren.
The water temperature is measured at "lichteiland Goeree" by RWS.
Wind is the 10 minute average wind speed (knots) and direction (degrees).
Gust is the maximum wind speed in the last 10 minutes. No gust direction is given.
Current is the forecasted current (m/s) and direction (degrees) 1 mile from the coast of Scheveningen.
Beware that due to local effects (zandmotor, harbour and sand banks) the actual current may be different.

The image above links to a mosaic of 4 webcams from ScheveningenLive.nl.
The webcams show the beach and sea from Scheveningen harbor to the Visservrouwtje monument at the Keizerstraat.
The live streams are played simultaneously on desktop and laptop computers, but most mobiles only play one stream at a time due to browser policy.
Click on any image or the pause button to start and stop the live stream.
Click on the Fullscreen button to show a single stream in full HD.
Click on the Picture-In-Picture button to show a single stream always on top. You can size it and switch to other applications while the stream is played.

The webcam above is a pan-tilt camera located at Inntel Hotel Den Haag Marine Beach.
It shows the beach South and North of Scheveningen harbor.
Click on the image to start and stop the live stream.
Click on the Fullscreen button to show a single stream in full HD. Hit the Escape button to close Fullscreen mode.
If your internet speed and display allow it, then you can set the YouTube settings to 4K resolution.

The webcam above is a pan-tilt camera located at Aloha.
It shows the beach North of Scheveningen harbor.
Click on the image to start and stop the live stream.
Click on the Fullscreen button to show a single stream in full HD. Hit the Escape button to close Fullscreen mode.

The webcam above is a pan-tilt camera located at Hartbeach beach pavillion.
Click on the image to start and stop the live stream.
Click on the Fullscreen button to show a single stream in full HD. Hit the Escape button to close Fullscreen mode.

The webcam above is a pan-tilt camera located at the Carlton Hotel.
It shows the beach and sea from Scheveningen harbor to Wassenaar with a cycle time of approx 11 minutes.
Click on the image to start and stop the live stream.
The scroll bar at the bottom allows review of the last 12 hours.
Click on the Fullscreen button to show a single stream in full HD. Hit the Escape button to close Fullscreen mode.


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