weather warning

PERIOD OF HEAVY RAIN FOR BAY OF PLENTY AND NORTHERN GISBORNE A complex low over the north Tasman Sea is moving slowly southeastwards, and should cross the North Island during Friday and Saturday


Today
17°
°
13°
Showers, chance heavy/thundery early morning. Northerlies, turning strong southwesterly evening.
Sunrise
Fri Jun 23 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Fri Jun 23 17:19:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
16°
°
13°
Rain easing to showers late morning. Strong southwest easing evening.
Sunrise
Sat Jun 24 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Jun 24 17:20:00 NZST 2017
Sun Jun 25 00:00:00 NZST 2017
15°
°
11°
Showers, clearing later. Northwest tending southwest.
Sunrise
Sun Jun 25 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Jun 25 17:20:00 NZST 2017
Mon Jun 26 00:00:00 NZST 2017
14°
°
11°
Mainly fine. Southwesterlies dying out.
Sunrise
Mon Jun 26 07:35:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon Jun 26 17:20:00 NZST 2017

Today

17°

13°

Tomorrow

16°

13°

Sun Jun 25 00:00:00 NZST 2017

15°

11°

Mon Jun 26 00:00:00 NZST 2017

14°

11°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, Rain easing to showers, becoming isolated in the west and clearing in Bay of Plenty. South Island, Scattered rain in Buller, Marlborough and coastal Canterbury and Otago, clearing. Rain or showers developing later in the west and south.

Sunday

North Island, Showers spreading east, clearing from the west. South Island, Rain or showers clearing, but a few showers remain in Fiordland and about the south coast.

Monday

North Island, A few showers in Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay clearing, and isolated showers in southern Taranaki and Kapiti. Otherwise mainly fine. South Island, Rain with heavy falls spreading up the west, scattered rain in the east, south of the Mackenzie Basin. Chatham Islands

Northland to Taranaki, also the central high country, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Showers, some possibly heavy and thundery.

Gisborne

Occasional showers, some heavy. Possible thunderstorms about the ranges.

Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa, also Whanganui to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast

A few showers.

Wellington and Wellington, also Marlborough and Nelson

Periods of rain.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy. Scattered light rain clearing this morning.

Canterbury and coastal Otago

Drizzle turning to rain this morning, with snow above 800 metres at first, then lifting.

Remainder of Otago, also Southland and Fiordland

Mainly fine with high cloud.

Chatham Islands

Overcast. Drizzle developing this morning, turning to rain this evening.

Kaipara

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 20 knots, turning northwest 15 knots but easing to variable 10 knots south of Tauroa Point this morning, then becoming southwest 35 knots but 20 knots in the south late this evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, 3 metres easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility in rain, with possible heavy falls.Thunderstorms also possible until Friday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere early Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing late Saturday westerly 25 knots and Monday southwest 15 knots. Heavy southwest swell at times from Saturday.