Planning on a swim at any of Auckland’s beaches? Check out Safeswim first. 

There are a variety of factors that can affect the water quality of our beaches, especially bouts of heavy rain. Safeswim provides forecasts of water quality and real-time alerts of public health and safety risks at 85 beaches and 8 freshwater locations around the region, enabling beach users to make an informed decision about whether or not to swim there. The website also has a handy search function enabling users to locate a beach with specific facilities, such as gas BBQs or boat ramp.   

Source: Auckland Council