weather warning

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAIN FOR THE SOUTH ISLAND WEST COAST AND CANTERBURY HEADWATERS


Today
19°
°
Cloudy. Rain and northerlies develop this afternoon.
Sunrise
Wed Jan 18 06:15:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Jan 18 21:31:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
15°
°
Showers ease afternoon.Strong,cold southerly change AM.
Sunrise
Thu Jan 19 06:16:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Thu Jan 19 21:30:00 NZDT 2017
Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
18°
°
Mainly fine, chance shower. Light winds.
Sunrise
Fri Jan 20 06:17:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Fri Jan 20 21:29:00 NZDT 2017
Sat Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
18°
°
Cloud increasing, late rain. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sat Jan 21 06:19:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Jan 21 21:28:00 NZDT 2017

Today

19°

8°

Tomorrow

15°

4°

Fri Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

18°

6°

Sat Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

18°

9°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Friday

A cooler day with long fine spells, but also isolated showers.

Saturday

North Island, cloud increasing, with a few late showers in the north. South Island, cloud increasing, with rain developing in the west, and scattered late rain elsewhere.

Sunday

Rain for most places, possibly heavy, then mainly fine for the eastern North Island and Nelson, and a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands Cloudy periods, a few showers, and southwesterlies on Friday, then mainly fine with light winds on Saturday. Rain and gale northerlies developing on Sunday.

WARNINGS FOR HEAVY RAIN AND SEVERE GALES FOR MUCH OF THE SOUTH ISLAND AND LOWER NORTH ISLAND

Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taihape

Cloud increasing. Rain developing tomorrow morning, possibly heavy, clearing from afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Mainly fine today. Scattered rain tomorrow, clearing from afternoon.

Waitomo to Wellington, also Nelson and Marlborough

Periods of rain from this afternoon, clearing tomorrow morning. A few showers developing tomorrow evening. Severe northwest gales in Wellington, Wairarapa and Marlborough, easing tomorrow morning.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Heavy rain with possible squally thunderstorms, turning to showers tomorrow morning, then clearing south of Hokitika in the afternoon. Southwest gales becoming severe in Fiordland for a time tomorrow morning.

Canterbury

Periods of rain, clearing overnight. Scattered showers tomorrow. Severe northwest gales in exposed places, easing tomorrow morning.

Otago, Southland

Periods of rain from this afternoon, turning to showers tomorrow afternoon then easing. Southwest gales becoming severe in Southland for a time tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Rain developing tomorrow afternoon.