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Red Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.1
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.9

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Red Beach

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Red Beach

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Red Beach

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Red Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.0 °C

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Monday, 21 January 2019, 14:04 Local time
Monday 21Tue
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 15 17 15 16
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 25
WSW 30
SW 25
Wind State cross-

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Red Beach in Auckland East Coast is a quite exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Weiti River, New Zealand, 5 km from Red Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Red Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At albert hall drive Red Beach wx, 1 km from Red Beach.

light winds from the W

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
23.1 °C

Current weather near Red Beach

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 51 miles from Red Beach.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.5
Average period (s) 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.5

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Overall Red Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Red Beach Location Maps

Red Beach Location Map

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Ski Resorts closest to Red Beach:

  • Closest ski area
    187 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    190 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    191 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    193 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    377 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Red Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Red Beach is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Red Beach is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 150 km (93 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand is 166 km (103 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Red Beach and is 177 km (110 miles) away.
Red Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Red Beach, Auckland. Use the tab navigation above to view Red Beach sea temperature, Red Beach photographs, Red Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Red Beach webcams, current wind from Auckland live weather stations and Red Beach tide predictions. The New Zealand swell maps link will open up the big picture showing New Zealand and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from New Zealand wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Red Beach.