weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND AND TARARUA RANGE OVERNIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING


Now
17°
11°
High cloud,chance rain.Strong northwesterlies.
NW
Sunrise
Thu Jul 28 07:14:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Thu Jul 28 17:16:00 NZST 2016
Tomorrow
15°
°
Fine. Gusty northwesterlies, easing.
Sunrise
Fri Jul 29 07:13:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Fri Jul 29 17:17:00 NZST 2016
Sat Jul 30 00:00:00 NZST 2016
16°
°
Increasing high cloud. Northwest strengthening.
Sunrise
Sat Jul 30 07:12:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Sat Jul 30 17:18:00 NZST 2016
Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 NZST 2016
14°
°
Mainly fine. Gusty northwest.
Sunrise
Sun Jul 31 07:11:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Sun Jul 31 17:19:00 NZST 2016

Today

17°

8°

Tomorrow

15°

5°

Sat Jul 30 00:00:00 NZST 2016

16°

6°

Sun Jul 31 00:00:00 NZST 2016

14°

7°

Tides for Gisborne
Thu Jul 28 00:00:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  2.0M
Thu Jul 28 06:18:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.5M
Thu Jul 28 12:31:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  2.0M
Thu Jul 28 18:42:00 NZST 2016
LOW  0.6M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Friday

Showers in the west and south, may turn to rain for a time, fine in the east. Snow possible down to 200 metres at first in the far south.

Saturday

North Island, a period of rain for most places with possible heavy falls in the west. South Island, rain with some heavy and possibly thundery falls in the west. Showers elsewhere, with snow to low levels in the far south.

Sunday

Showers in the west and south, mostly fine in the east. Snow to low levels in the far south.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain, and westerlies rising to gale for a time on Friday. Showers, mainly morning and evening on Saturday as southwest winds turn strong northwest. On Sunday, rain at times with gale southwesterlies.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

A few showers turning to rain for a time during the afternoon, briefly heavy.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

High cloud, with a few showers spreading from the ranges.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country, also Wairarapa

Periods of rain, heavy at times with possible squally thunderstorms. Severe northwest gales in Wellington this morning.

Western Nelson, Buller, Westland, Fiordland and Stewart Island

Periods of rain, heavy at times, with squally thunderstorms and hail. Snow lowering to 400 metres in Fiordland Thursday night.

Remainder of Nelson and Marlborough

Occasional showers.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

High cloud, with rain in the west and a few spots spreading further east. Snow lowering to 400 metres in Southland and Otago overnight Thursday into Friday.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain.

Portland

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots this morning and to westerly 35 knots but 45 knots about East Cape this evening. Sea becoming high in the north. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northerly swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in evening rain, mainly in the north.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 40 knots, easing Friday evening westerly 25 knots, rising late Saturday northwest 35 knots, easing late Sunday westerly 25 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell, moderate at times.