weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR BAY OF PLENTY A trough, preceded by a moist north to northwest flow, will bring periods of rain to much of the North Island today and Sunday morning


Today
20°
°
11°
Mostly cloudy. Patchy rain developing this afternoon. Northerlies developing.
Sunrise
Sat Apr 29 07:09:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Apr 29 17:35:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
18°
°
A few early showers, clearing to fine spells. Rain and cool southerlies developing early afternoon, then rain clearing in the evening.
Sunrise
Sun Apr 30 07:10:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Apr 30 17:34:00 NZST 2017
Mon May 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017
13°
°
A fine day. Southeasterlies dying out in the evening.
Sunrise
Mon May 01 07:11:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon May 01 17:32:00 NZST 2017
Tue May 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017
16°
°
Fine. Northwesterlies developing.
Sunrise
Tue May 02 07:12:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue May 02 17:31:00 NZST 2017

Today

20°

11°

Tomorrow

18°

3°

Mon May 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017

13°

1°

Tue May 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017

16°

7°

Tides for Picton
Sat Apr 29 23:36:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  1.5M
Sun Apr 30 04:58:00 NZST 2017
LOW  -0.1M
Sun Apr 30 11:50:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  1.5M
Sun Apr 30 17:08:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.0M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, rain with heavy falls in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, easing to isolated showers. Showers elsewhere clearing. South Island, Fine apart from isolated morning showers in the south, and also coastal Canterbury and Marlborough until evening.

Tuesday

North Island, mainly fine, remaining showers about the east coast clearing. Cloud increasing later in the west, south of Taranaki. South Island, Rain or drizzle developing in the south and west. High cloud increasing elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island, Cloud increasing, patchy drizzle developing in the west south of Waitomo. South Island, Rain with heavy falls spreading up the west, showers in the east, easing to isolated showers in the south later.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Monday and southerlies rising to gale for a time, then dying out on Tuesday. Cloudy periods on Tuesday and Wednesday, strong northerlies developing on Wednesday.

Northland to Taumarunui, including Taupo, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Periods of rain, with isolated thunderstorms in Northland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty, easing to showers tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered rain from this evening, becoming widespread overnight with heavy falls possible, easing showers tomorrow.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taihape

Periods of rain, clearing for a time tomorrow morning and afternoon.

Marlborough and Nelson

Scattered rain, clearing tomorrow morning. Rain returning to Marlborough tomorrow afternoon.

Buller

Mostly cloudy today. Rain tomorrow, clearing by evening.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain spreading north today, with thunderstorms possible in Fiordland, clearing tomorrow.

Canterbury

Fine today. Rain tomorrow, easing to showers in the evening.

Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy. Rain spreading north overnight, easing to showers tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

A few showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow.

Cook

*STORM WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots Sunday morning. Southerly 35 knots developing Sunday afternoon,rising to 50 knots Sunday evening. Sea becoming high. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly easing Monday morning 30 knots with high sea easing, and later Monday 10 knots. Becoming early Tuesday northerly 25 knots, rising Wednesday 35 knots.Moderate southerly swell easing Tuesday.