extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, mainly fine, apart from a few showers in the north and east. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy south of the Glaciers, but mainly fine in the north and east. Fine with brief showers in the south.


North Island, fine apart from a few showers about and north of Bay of Plenty, including Gisborne. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy Westland southwards, spreading into the Southern Lakes, Southland and Clutha later. Fine elsewhere.


North Island, isolated showers in the north, with scattered rain developing about and south of Taihape. Fine elsewhere. South Island, rain developing everywhere, then clearing in the west and inland Canterbury, Otago and northern Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods on Monday and Tuesday with northeasterlies. Cloud increasing with a few showers developing on Wednesday as northerlies strengthen.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods. A few showers, mostly about Northland.

Waikato to Wellington, including Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taumarunui

Fine, with a few cloudy periods.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Taihape

Mostly cloudy with a few showers, especially about the ranges.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Cloudy areas this morning, but becoming fine.

Nelson and Buller

Mainly fine, however cloud increasing this evening.

Westland and Fiordland

A few showers, turning to rain at night about Fiordland.

Otago and Southland


Chatham Islands

Fine spells.


Easterly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 20 knots, easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Monday, returning Wednesday.