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weather warning

A strong and moist northwest flow covers the South Island ahead of an active front over the Tasman Sea


Now
24°
18°
19°
Occasional rain. Northerlies.
NE
Sunrise
Mon Mar 25 07:45:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Mar 25 19:43:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
25°
°
13°
Thick high cloud. Occasional rain from afternoon. Northerlies,strong for a time, easing in the afternoon.
Sunrise
Tue Mar 26 07:46:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Tue Mar 26 19:41:00 NZDT 2019
Wed Mar 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
19°
°
10°
Showers, clearing evening to fine. Southwesterlies developing.
Sunrise
Wed Mar 27 07:48:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Wed Mar 27 19:39:00 NZDT 2019
Thu Mar 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
19°
°
11°
Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. Northeasterly developing..
Sunrise
Thu Mar 28 07:49:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Thu Mar 28 19:37:00 NZDT 2019

Today

24°

19°

Tomorrow

25°

13°

Wed Mar 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

19°

10°

Thu Mar 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

19°

11°

Tides for Dunedin
Mon Mar 25 20:36:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.1M
Tue Mar 26 03:26:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.2M
Tue Mar 26 09:03:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.0M
Tue Mar 26 15:51:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.3M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, mostly cloudy, a few showers in the north and west.Rain west of Waitomo to Wairarapa later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the south easing early. South Island, rain for most, heavy in the west, easing.

Thursday

North Island, mostly cloudy, with scattered rain or showers. South Island, mainly fine, but cloudy with isolated showers about Canterbury.

Friday

Mostly cloudy with scattered rain for the North Island and northern South Island. Further south, mainly fine, but areas of cloud about both east and west coasts.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy on Wednesday with strong northerlies, then a period of rain on Thursday with a lighter southerly change. Becoming fine Friday with winds turning easterly.

A SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT IS EXPECTED FOR WESTERN PARTS OF THE SOUTH ISLAND. REFER TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS.

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

Fine spells and isolated showers.

Whanganui, Manawatu, Taihape, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mostly fine.

Wellington, Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine today. Occasional showers tomorrow, but isolated in Marlborough.

Buller

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers. Rain with heavy falls developing later tomorrow.

Westland and Fiordland

Heavy rain, with possible thunderstorms.

Canterbury, excluding the High Country

High cloud. Scattered rain developing tomorrow.

The Canterbury High Country, Otago and Southland

Occasional rain becoming persistent tomorrow with heavy falls near the Main Divide. Severe gale northwesterlies developing for the high country tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Chalmers

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon, and to 35 knots for a time Tuesday late morning through afternoon. Changing southerly 15 knots Tuesday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell 1 metre, easing. Northeast swell, 1 metre. Fair visibility in occasional rain. Possible fog tonight through Tuesday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Wednesday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Wednesday evening southwest 15 knots and early Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing late Thursday northeast 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate offshore Wednesday, easing Friday.