weather warning

An active front, preceded by a strong northerly flow and followed by unsettled westerlies, is forecast to cross the country during today and Sunday


Now
16°
12°
Fine. Evening high cloud. Northerlies.
NNW
Sunrise
Sat Jul 21 07:19:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sat Jul 21 17:10:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
17°
°
Cloudy then occasional rain developing late morning, becoming fine afternoon. Northerlies.
Sunrise
Sun Jul 22 07:19:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Jul 22 17:11:00 NZST 2018
Mon Jul 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018
15°
°
Fine. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Jul 23 07:18:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Jul 23 17:12:00 NZST 2018
Tue Jul 24 00:00:00 NZST 2018
13°
°
Cloud increasing. A few showers developing later as westerlies turn southerly.
Sunrise
Tue Jul 24 07:17:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue Jul 24 17:13:00 NZST 2018

Today

16°

9°

Tomorrow

17°

5°

Mon Jul 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018

15°

4°

Tue Jul 24 00:00:00 NZST 2018

13°

3°

Tides for Gisborne
Sun Jul 22 01:11:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  1.9M
Sun Jul 22 07:30:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.6M
Sun Jul 22 13:47:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  1.9M
Sun Jul 22 19:54:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.7M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, Showers about and west of the Central Plateau, mainly fine in the east. South Island, Rain or showers east of the Divide, with snow to 400 metres in the south. A few showers in the west, clearing.

Tuesday

North Island, Showers spreading everywhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the east, with snow to 400 metres in the south, gradually easing. Fine in the west.

Wednesday

North Island, A few showers, clearing about Bay of Plenty and the east coast. South Island, Showers in the east with snow to 500 metres at first, clearing. Fine in the west, but late rain about Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to a few showers on Monday. Rain developing again on Wednesday as northerlies turn strong or gale southerly.

All the North Island except Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy periods and a few showers. Turning to rain, briefly heavy, for a time overnight. Severe northwest gales about Wairarapa and Wellington, easing overnight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine today. Brief rain tomorrow.

Marlborough and Nelson

Rain, with some heavy falls, and severe northwest gales about Marlborough, all easing overnight. Fine tomorrow, but a few showers persist about the ranges and Sounds.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, heavy and possibly thundery with gales for a time. Showers tomorrow, some heavy with hail.

Canterbury

High cloud, with a showers clearing overnight but returning late tomorrow.Severe northwest gales in exposed places, easing overnight.

Otago and Southland

Scattered showers today, with severe gales in exposed places. Rain spreading north tomorrow and snow lowering to 400 metres at night.

Chatham Islands

A few showers, turning to rain tomorrow.

Portland

Northwest 15 knots, gradually rising to northerly 30 knots this evening, then changing westerly 20 knots Sunday afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Fair visibility in rain developing Sunday morning, clearing Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southwest 25 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.