extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


Mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places, but a few showers in Gisborne and the far south.


Mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers in Northland, Gisborne and the far south.


North Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but the odd shower from Coromandel Peninsula northwards, and also about the Gisborne coast. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but the odd shower in the far south, and also about the Marlborough coast.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and showers on Friday. Mostly cloudy, with the odd shower on Saturday. Fine spells developing on Sunday. Strong southwesterlies, gale at first on Friday and again on Sunday.

Northland and Coromandel

Showers, some heavy. Isolated thunderstorms in Northland today. Showers clearing from the south tomorrow morning and becoming fine.


Mainly fine, however a few heavy showers becoming confined to the northeast this evening then clearing tomorrow morning.

From Waikato to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Mostly fine, with morning frosts inland.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington

Occasional showers, clearing from Wellington and Wairarapa later tomorrow.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland, Canterbury, Otago apart from Clutha

Fine, apart from a few showers about Banks Peninsula overnight. Frosts morning and night.

Fiordland, Clutha and Southland

Cloudy periods with a few showers, mainly about the south coast.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers, clearing tomorrow.


Southwest 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers, clearing Thursday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Friday evening variable 10 knots. Moderate southerly swell.