extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


Fine with morning frosts or fog, but isolated showers about Northland, Fiordland and Coastal Southland.


North Island, mainly fine with early frosts, cloudy periods in the north and west, and isolated showers about Northland. South Island, mainly fine with early frosts or fog, isolated showers about Fiordland and Stewart Island.


Fine, with early frosts or fog, but cloudy periods in the west, and scattered showers about Fiordland and southern Westland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and possible showers, becoming fine on Saturday.Strong southwesterlies, easing a little on Friday, then tending northwest on Saturday.


Fine spells and isolated showers, mainly in the east.

Auckland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine, morning frosts.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

A few showers north of Wairoa retreating to coastal Gisborne tomorrow. Fine elsewhere, apart from areas of cloud clearing tomorrow morning.

For the South Island

Fine with mornings frosts, and low cloud or fog in sheltered valleys. A few showers about southern Fiordland and coastal Southland.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers, clearing tomorrow evening.


Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this morning.Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Thursday morning variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell, easing Friday.