extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, fine, but a few showers mainly in the afternoon and evening. South Island, rain in the west and south. Fine spells and isolated afternoon showers elsewhere.


North Island, few showers in the west becoming more frequent for a time, mainly fine in the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, possibly heavy. High cloud in the east with a few spots of rain.


North Island, Cloudy periods with rain spreading to most places. South Island, periods of rain in the west and south. Cloudy periods and a few spots of rain further east.


North Island, Mainly fine with showers in the west gradually clearing. South Island, Mainly fine but showers in the west and south.

Chatham Islands

Few showers with southwesterlies easing on Tuesday and clearing Wednesday as winds turn northwest. Showers developing on Thursday as northwesterlies strengthen. Showers and wsterlies on Friday.

Northland to Horowhenua, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

A few showers.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Kapiti, Wellington, Marlborough and Nelson

A few showers, some possibly heavy, clearing this evening. Showers return tomorrow, with thunderstorms and hail possible in the afternoon and evening.


Mostly cloudy, with remaining showers clearing today. A period of rain tomorrow morning followed by a few showers, some possibly heavy inland.


Scattered showers, clearing tomorrow.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland and Southland

A few showers, frequent and heavy in southern Fiordland and Southland for a time today, then becoming isolated tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to showers tomorrow. Southwesterly gales for a time tomorrow morning.


*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots this evening. Rising to southwest 35 knots Monday morning, then easing to 20 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell 2 metres.Fair visibility in showers easing early Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 25 knots, easing Tuesday morning westerly 15 knots. Becoming Tuesday afternoon northerly 20 knots, rising late Wednesday 30 knots. Changing early Thursday westerly 25 knots. Southwest swell becoming heavy Thursday.