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Rimmers Road ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Rimmers Road Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.5 °C

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Thursday, 21 March 2019, 14:53 Local time
Thursday 21Fri
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 14 14
Wind (km/h) 0
E 5
SE 5
Wind State glass cross-

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Rimmers Road in West Coast Auckland is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Easily blown out by an onshore breeze Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Hazards include rips and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For O'Neills Bay, 5 km from Rimmers Road.

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Rimmers Road Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waitakere, 8 km from Rimmers Road.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near Rimmers Road

Buoy Data:

At Bream Bay Buoy, 67 miles from Rimmers Road.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
Average period (s) 5.8 5.4 5.8 5.5

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Overall Rimmers Road Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Rimmers Road Location Maps

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Ski Resorts closest to Rimmers Road:

  • Closest ski area
    172 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    176 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    181 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    358 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Rimmers Road:


  • The closest passenger airport to Rimmers Road is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rimmers Road is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE) in New Zealand is 181 km (112 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Rimmers Road and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Rimmers Road break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rimmers Road, Auckland. Use the tab navigation above to view Rimmers Road sea temperature, Rimmers Road photographs, Rimmers Road detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rimmers Road webcams, current wind from Auckland live weather stations and Rimmers Road 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 Rimmers Road.