extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga,also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.


Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island.Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.

Northland and Auckland

Cloud spreading south this morning, with a few showers developing in Northland.

Waikato to Taihape, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine spells, with scattered showers developing inland this afternoon, some heavy and possibly thundery, especially about the ranges.

In the west from Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa


Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers inland, mainly about the ranges.


Mostly fine, but patchy drizzle developing about the fiords tonight.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Cloudy, with patchy drizzle at first, however long sunny spells this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with the odd shower.


Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Southerly swell 1 metre offshore.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots, easing for a time Monday variable 10 knots. Rising late Tuesday northeast 25 knots with rough sea.