TODAY |

weather warning

A deep low is forecast to move southeastwards across the upper North Island during Tuesday, then move away to the east on Wednesday


Now
16°
13°
11°
Cloudy. Occasional rain. Easterlies, strengthening evening.
ESE
Sunrise
6.24AM
Sunset
7.25PM
Tomorrow
18°
°
12°
Periods of rain, heavy at times, and possibly thundery from afternoon. Strong southeasterly, easing from afternoon.
Sunrise
6.23AM
Sunset
7.26PM
Wednesday
19°
°
10°
Rain, easing to the odd shower by evening. Easterly gradually turning southerly.
Sunrise
6.21AM
Sunset
7.27PM
Thursday
20°
°
Becoming fine. Southwesterlies dying out.
Sunrise
6.20AM
Sunset
7.28PM

Today

16°

11°

Tomorrow

18°

12°

Wednesday

19°

10°

Thursday

20°

9°

Tides for Gisborne
7:25PM
HIGH  1.9M
1:39AM
LOW  0.7M
7:49AM
HIGH  1.8M
1:55PM
LOW  0.7M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, widespread rain or showers, easing later for most. South Island, occasional rain about Canterbury and Marlborough,easing. Showers developing later in the far south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, but becoming fine in the east. South Island, mostly cloudy. Rain developing in the west late.

Friday

North Island, showers in the west and south, turning to rain later. Just increasing cloud about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, periods of rain, possibly heavy in the west and about the Divide.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Wednesday with strong northeasterlies. Turning to occasional showers on Thursday with a southwest change, also becoming strong. Showers easing late Thursday into Friday, but further rain with northeasterlies developing later Friday.

Northland and Auckland

Rain with heavy falls, turning to showers in Northland tonight and Auckland overnight. Thunderstorms possible. Strong easterlies, gale or severe gale in exposed places, easing overnight.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne to Wairarapa, including the central high country

Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the east, easing over central and western regions tomorrow. Strong easterlies, gale in exposed places, gradually easing later tomorrow.

Whanganui to Wellington

Scattered rain spreading south tonight and easterlies becoming strong and gusty, rising to gale in exposed places, then easing late tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the ranges of Fiordland.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and coastal Otago

Rain or drizzle developing this evening, but only scattered falls in Nelson.

The remainder of Otago, also Southland

Mainly fine, apart from isolated showers.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.

Portland

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* North of East Cape: Easterly 25 knots, rising to 35 knots this evening. Becoming northeast 25 knots Tuesday morning.Elsewhere: Easterly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening, and to 35 knots Tuesday morning. Becoming northeast 20 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Northeast swell rising to 4 metres. Poor visibility in periods of rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots everywhere, changing Wednesday afternoon southwest 25 knots, easing Thursday morning 15 knots and late Thursday variable 10 knots. Developing Friday northwest 25 knots.Sea rough at times.Heavy northeast swell easing Wednesday.