extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, rain at times, brief heavy falls. South Island, rain or showers in most places, briefly heavy in the west.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, some heavy falls in the west, clearing later. South Island, showers in the north, afternoon showers elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells, but a few showers in the south and west. South Island, mainly fine with high cloud, but rain developing in Fiordland and a few showers elsewhere in the west.


North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers in the west. South Island, rain or showers in the west, late rain in the south, high cloud elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

On Tuesday, cloudy with rain developing in the afternoon. Northeast winds. Showers on Wednesday with northeast winds easing. On Thursday, the odd shower, but fine breaks and southwesterlies developing.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy periods and a few showers, mainly north of Napier.

The rest of the North Island

Cloud increasing tomorrow and a few showers developing in Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taranaki in the afternoon or evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Cloud thickening tomorrow, with rain developing in Nelson in the evening and a few spots spreading to Marlborough at night.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy, with scattered rain developing later tomorrow afternoon or evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Cloudy. Rain spreading north tomorrow morning, with some heavy falls in Westland later.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.


Northeast 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Southerly swell 1 metre offshore. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Tuesday morning variable 10 knots, rising late Tuesday southwest 15 knots. Becoming early Thursday northeast 15 knots.