TODAY |

Now
16°
13°
Mostly cloudy. Northeasterlies.
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Sunrise
Sat May 08 12:53:47 NZST 2021
Sunset
Sat May 08 12:53:47 NZST 2021
Tomorrow
22°
°
15°
Fine with high cloud. Northeasterlies.
Sunrise
Sat May 08 07:28:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Sat May 08 17:25:00 NZST 2021
Sun May 09 00:00:00 NZST 2021
26°
°
11°
Fine with high cloud and northeasterlies. Late evening showers with a southerly change, possibly heavy.
Sunrise
Sun May 09 07:29:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Sun May 09 17:24:00 NZST 2021
Mon May 10 00:00:00 NZST 2021
19°
°
12°
Cloudy with light winds at first, then becoming fine and northeasterlies developing.
Sunrise
Mon May 10 07:30:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Mon May 10 17:22:00 NZST 2021

Today

16°

7°

Tomorrow

22°

15°

Sun May 09 00:00:00 NZST 2021

26°

11°

Mon May 10 00:00:00 NZST 2021

19°

12°

Tides for Lyttelton
Sat May 08 01:58:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  2.3M
Sat May 08 08:09:00 NZST 2021
LOW  0.6M
Sat May 08 14:22:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  2.2M
Sat May 08 20:35:00 NZST 2021
LOW  0.7M

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Sunday

North Island: Rain developing in central and southern areas, possibly heavy in Taranaki. A few showers further north. However, fine for Gisborne. South Island: Heavy rain for the west, easing. Showers developing elsewhere. Northwest gales for exposed parts of Marlborough, Wellington and Wairarapa.

Monday

North Island: Rain in central and southern regions easing. A few showers further north. Mainly fine for Gisborne. South Island: Rain in the west. Elsewhere, mostly cloudy with early isolated showers, then fine breaks.

Tuesday

North Island: Cloudy. A few showers, turning to rain in the west, south of Waitomo late. Northwesterlies rising to gale in Wellington. South Island: Rain for most, heavy in the west, turning to showers from the south later. Snow lowering to 800 metres in the far south late.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with strengthening northerlies on Sunday. Occasional rain developing early Monday and winds becoming light for a time.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods, with isolated light showers.

Waikato and Bay of Plenty to Kapiti, including the central high country

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers developing tomorrow from the central high country northwards.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers in Gisborne clearing early tomorrow morning. Long fine spells tomorrow.

Wellington and Nelson

Fine today. Cloudy periods tomorrow, with showers developing in Nelson.

Buller to Fiordland

Fine today. A few showers developing tomorrow morning, then rain spreading north from afternoon with heavy falls.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine with high cloud.

Otago and Southland

Fine, apart from a few areas of low cloud or fog morning and night. Occasional rain developing tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells.

Conway

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Saturday : Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots north of Kaikoura in the morning. Northerly rising to 25 knots but 35 knots in the north in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 20 knots, but 35 knots in the north. Easing to variable 10 knots in the south at night. Sea very rough in the north. Monday: Becoming variable 10 knots everywhere early. Northeast 15 knots developing late, but 25 knots in the north. Sea becoming rough in the north. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots but 30 knots in the north, rising to 40 knots in the north in the morning. Changing southwest 25 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north for a time.

Rangitata

Saturday : Northeast 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots for a time in the morning. Northeast rising to 25 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough. Long period southwest swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre developing. Fog developing offshore late evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Sunday: Northerly 25 knots easing to northwest 15 knots in the morning, changing southerly 20 knots in the afternoon, easing to variable 10 knots in the evening. Rough sea easing. Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing in the morning. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots, then changing southerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Sea becoming rough for a time.

Christchurch

Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

Situation
Strong northwesterlies develop over most of the country today, ahead of a trough which moves across New Zealand on Sunday and Monday. Another frontal system moves over the country on Tuesday.

Warning
Gale warning for Conway

Forecast
Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the morning. Northeast rising to 15 knots in the afternoon and to 20 knots late evening. Sea becoming moderate late evening. Mostly cloudy. Northeast swell half to 1 metre.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northeast 20 knots, changing northwest 15 knots in the afternoon then southwest 10 knots in the evening. Fine with high cloud. Late showers, possibly heavy. Northeast swell 1 metre. Monday: Becoming northeast 10 knots in the morning. Becoming fine. Northeast swell easing to 0.5 metres. Tuesday: Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots in the morning, changing southwest 10 knots later. High cloud. Late rain. Northeast swell rising to 1.5 metres for a time.