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Shag Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Shag Rock Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 22:40 Local time
WedThursday 20
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 20
ENE 20
Wind State off off off cross-

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Shag Rock in West Coast Auckland is an exposed beach break that does not work very often. Spring and Summer provide the best conditions. Works best in offshore winds from the east with some shelter here from east winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

New Zealand wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For O'Neills Bay, 2 km from Shag Rock.

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Shag Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Waitakere, 8 km from Shag Rock.


Air temperature
5.8 °C

Current weather near Shag Rock

Overall Shag Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Ski Resorts closest to Shag Rock:

  • Closest ski area
    170 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    174 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    179 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    180 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    356 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Shag Rock:


  • The closest passenger airport to Shag Rock is Auckland International Airport (AKL) in New Zealand, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shag Rock is Whangarei Airport (WRE), also in New Zealand, 122 km (76 miles) away.
  • Third is Hamilton Airport (HLZ) in New Zealand, 137 km (85 miles) away.
  • Tauranga Airport (TRG) in New Zealand is 180 km (112 miles) away.
  • Kerikeri Airport (KKE), also in New Zealand is the fifth nearest airport to Shag Rock and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
Shag Rock break location map and break info

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