extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, fine in the east and a few showers elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the west and far south, but only isolated showers elsewhere.


North Island, rain spreading over the northern half and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west easing to a few showers about Fiordland and south Westland. Only isolated showers elsewhere.


North Island, rain about Bay of Plenty and Gisborne clearing early morning, otherwise a few showers. South Island, a few showers in the west and far south, turning to rain in Fiordland and south Westland. Mainly fine elsewhere. Chatham Islands

Northland and Auckland

Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle. Fine breaks increasing from late morning.

Waikato to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Isolated showers clearing and fine spells increasing this morning. However, cloud increasing from late afternoon and a period of rain spreading north this evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mostly fine weather.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Marlborough and Nelson

Mostly fine this morning. A few afternoon or evening showers, but a period of rain about western Nelson and the Tararua Range.

Buller and Westland

Rain spreading north this morning, then easing to a few showers this afternoon.

Canterbury and Otago

Scattered showers developing this morning, clearing this evening.

Southland and Fiordland

Scattered rain this morning and evening, fine spells in the afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.


Southwest 20 knots, turning northwest for a time this evening. Sea moderate. Southwest swell 2 metres,easing.Fair visibility in rain this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 20 knots, becoming early Monday northerly 15 knots, changing late Monday southwest 15 knots.Southwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.