Now
19°
15°
12°
Occasional rain,clears this evening.Northeasterly.
ESE
Sunrise
Sun Mar 26 07:38:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Mar 26 19:33:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
16°
°
Cloudy,occasional rain developing morning.Southwesterly.
Sunrise
Mon Mar 27 07:39:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Mar 27 19:31:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Mar 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
19°
°
12°
Cloud morning and night. Northeasterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Mar 28 07:41:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Mar 28 19:29:00 NZDT 2017
Wed Mar 29 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
21°
°
13°
Cloudy periods. Northeasterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Mar 29 07:42:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Mar 29 19:27:00 NZDT 2017

Today

19°

12°

Tomorrow

16°

9°

Tue Mar 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

19°

12°

Wed Mar 29 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

21°

13°

Tides for Lyttelton
Mon Mar 27 04:28:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  2.3M
Mon Mar 27 10:43:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.5M

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Tuesday

North Island, rain from Bay of Plenty to Hawkes Bay, showers elsewhere. South Island, areas of cloud, showers developing in Fiordland.

Wednesday

North Island, rain in east with possible heavy falls easing. Showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods, a few showers in Fiordland.

Thursday

North Island, showers easing, becoming fine in east. South Island, mainly fine, but showers in Fiordland.

Friday

North Island, showers spreading from the northwest, remaining fine in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in west, with rain in Fiordland.Mainly fine in east.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing Tuesday. Northerlies easing. Cloudy periods and northeasterlies on Wednesday. Rain and northeasterlies on Thursday, clearing Friday.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Rain, with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms in Northland spreading south tonight. Easing to isolated showers tomorrow morning, some possibly heavy during the afternoon.

Waikato to Whanganui, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Occasional rain, with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms from tonight, especially in Bay of Plenty, clearing most places tomorrow evening.

Manawatu to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Marlborough

Cloudy periods but patchy rain at times as well.

Canterbury

Occasional rain.

Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, heavy about western Nelson, southern Westland and Fiordland. Rain clearing Fiordland tomorrow morning, Westland early afternoon and elsewhere later.

Otago and Southland

Rain, with possible heavy falls, clearing from the south tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells at first, but rain tomorrow.

Conway

Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots early morning, then changing southwest 25 knots late morning. Southwest easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea rough at times. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots, turning for a time Thursday southwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Rangitata

Variable 10 knots. Southerly 25 knots developing this morning, easing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon, and to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning, then drizzle this evening. Areas of fog, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Tuesday morning northeast 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Wednesday.

Christchurch

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation
A slow-moving low northwest of New Zealand weakens today and on Tuesday, directing a moist northeasterly flow over the country. A weak ridge is expected to build over the South Island on Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warning for CONWAY

Forecast
Monday: Northeast 10 knots, changing southwest 15 knots mid morning, then rising to 20 knots gusting 30 knots for a time late morning and early afternoon. Southwest easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate for a time late morning and early afternoon. Cloudy. Poor visibility in occasional drizzle and rain.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots developing late morning. Fine, but morning and evening cloud. Wednesday: Northeast 15 knots, dying out. Fine, but morning and evening cloud. Thursday: Northeast 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly half a metre or less, rising to northeast 1 metre late Thursday.