weather warning

Heavy rain and severe northwest gales for parts of southern and central New Zealand A very strong, moist northwest flow spreads onto New Zealand today, and persists until at least Tuesday


Now
23°
22°
12°
Fine and warm, with high cloud from evening. Northwesterlies strengthening.
NNW
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 07:18:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:34:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
21°
°
Fine with high cloud. Northwesterlies, strong and gusty in the morning,turning northeast evening.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 25 07:16:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Sep 25 19:35:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
18°
°
Cloudy periods. A few showers developing in the evening as northerlies turn southerly.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 26 07:14:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Sep 26 19:36:00 NZDT 2017
Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
12°
°
Cloudy periods. Southerlies dying out morning.
Sunrise
Wed Sep 27 07:12:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Sep 27 19:37:00 NZDT 2017

Today

23°

12°

Tomorrow

21°

6°

Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

18°

7°

Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

12°

5°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most, with heavy falls about the ranges, easing to a few showers later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain or showers for most, heavy in the north and west at first. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.

Wednesday

Showers for most of the country, becoming isolated evening.

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine with a few showers in Gisborne,Hawkes Bay and central high grounds. South Island, isolated showers in the west, turning to rain from evening. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, morning rain then a few showers. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to isolated showers later. Scattered rain or showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Tuesday, northwesterly gale for a time. Rain developing on Wednesday, clearing later on Thursday leaving cloudy periods. Gale northerly for a time on Friday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods.

Waikato to Kapiti Coast, including Taupo and Taihape

Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle, clearing from Taihape to Manawatu this afternoon. Rain developing everywhere tomorrow night.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine today, but cloud about the Tararua District. Scattered rain developing in Wairarapa tomorrow afternoon and Hawkes Bay in the evening. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed Wairarapa places tomorrow.

Wellington

Cloudy. Drizzle this evening, turning to rain tomorrow with severe gale northwesterlies.

Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine today. Rain developing tomorrow with severe gale northwesterlies about the Sounds.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy thundery falls at times.

Canterbury to Southland

High cloud thickening. A few spots of rain overnight, then fine. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed places, easing tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells, the odd shower this afternoon and evening.

Rangitata

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening, becoming northwest 20 knots Monday morning, then becoming northeast 10 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday evening southwest 25 knots with rough sea, then easing Wednesday morning variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday northeast 15 knots.Moderate southwest swell developing offshore late Wednesday.