extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island: Fine spells, with isolated showers in the west. South Island: In the west, rain with heavy falls spreading north. Fine with high cloud elsewhere, but scattered rain developing in Southland and Southern Lakes.


North Island: Rain or showers for most. Some heavy falls possible in the west. Remaining dry about Gisborne. South Island: Rain with heavy falls in the west, easing to showers. Rain at times elsewhere, especially for Otago and Southland.


North Island: Rain, heavy at times for central areas, easing in the south and clearing Wellington and southern Wairarapa. South Island: Showers or rain in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere, but isolated afternoon showers inland.


North Island: Showers in the west. Fine in the east and about Wellington. South Island: Heavy showers in the west. Fine with high cloud elsewhere, but scattered showers for Southland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy on Tuesday with northwesterlies picking up. Rain developing Wednesday, easing to a few showers on Thursday with a change to southwesterlies early Thursday, then dying out. Showers clearing early Friday and northwesterlies developing later.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Mainly fine, isolated showers becoming confined to Northland tomorrow morning.

Bay of Plenty

Fine today. Partly cloudy tomorrow with isolated showers.

Waikato to Taranaki, including the central high country

Mostly fine. However, cloudy periods tomorrow with isolated afternoon or evening showers.

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Mostly fine, however isolated showers about Gisborne and Wairoa, clearing by evening.

Whanganui to Wellington including, and Wairarapa. Also, Marlborough to Southland, except Stewart Island

Fine weather. One or two showers in Wellington around midday tomorrow.

Buller and Nelson

Fine today. A few showers developing in Buller tomorrow, with one or two spreading to northwest Nelson.

Westland and Fiordland, also Stewart Island

A few showers today. Cloud and showers increasing tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated light showers today. Fine tomorrow.


Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing south of Abut Head Monday evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing. Fair visibility in showers from Monday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northerly 20 knots everywhere and late Tuesday 30 knots with rough sea, turning early Wednesday southwest 15 knots then easing late Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Tuesday. Moderate northwest swell developing Tuesday, easing Thursday.