I flew along the North Sea canal! "The North Sea Canal is a Dutch ship canal from Amsterdam to the North Sea at IJmuiden, constructed between 1865 and 1876 to enable seafaring vessels to reach the port of Amsterdam."
1 - Pier IJmuiden, the North Sea Canal entrance
2 - POL Storage
3 - Hollandse Bridge over the Gooimeer River
Netherlands | Amsterdam | High wind on the North Sea
I cranked up the wind to 40kts with gusts up to 80 to see:
1) Would the famous Dutch Dykes hold up?
2) How the Microsoft/Asobo engine renders these weather conditions.
--/o\-- SPOILER ALERT --/o\--
2) Very well