extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, mostly fine, but high cloud increasing, a few showers in the northeast. South Island, rain spreading from the west, but only a few spots in Marlborough and Canterbury Plains.


North Island, rain at times. South Island, rain in the north at first, otherwise showers in most places.


North Island, showers in most places, a few heavy, clearing later. South Island, showers in the north, afternoon showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy on Monday and Tuesday with a possible shower. Winds gradually turning northeast. On Wednesday, showers, turning to rain later. Northeasterlies.

For the entire North Island

Fine most places. Isolated showers about Coromandel Peninsula clearing tonight, and periods of rain in Gisborne easing to a few showers tomorrow.

And for all of the South Island

Fine today, apart from a few cloudy periods across Southland and Clutha. Mostly fine tomorrow, with increasing high cloud. However, thicker cloud developing about the east coast later.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.


Southerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots south of East Cape this morning. Becoming southeast 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the south this afternoon. Rough sea in the north, easing. Southerly swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in rain, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everuwhere Monday northeast 20 knots,becoming Wednesday northwest 15 knots but 25 knots in the north with rough sea.Northeast swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.