weather warning

Heavy rain for the west of the South Island from Sunday evening, plus severe northwest gales for Canterbury A very strong and moist northwest flow spreads onto New Zealand during Sunday, which persists until at least Tuesday


Now
15°
12°
10°
Cloudy, with periods of light rain. Light winds.
W
Sunrise
Sat Sep 23 06:23:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Sep 23 18:35:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
16°
°
13°
Occasional rain, persistent from evening. Northerlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 07:21:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:36:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
16°
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Rain, heavy at times. Strong northerlies, easing at night.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 25 07:20:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Sep 25 19:37:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
15°
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Rain easing to a few showers evening. Light winds.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 26 07:18:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Sep 26 19:38:00 NZDT 2017

Today

15°

10°

Tomorrow

16°

13°

Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

16°

9°

Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

15°

7°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, rain developing in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere but scattered rain developing at night. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain in the west and north, heavy at times. Scattered rain in the south, and a few spots elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterlies in Canterbury and Marlborough.

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most, with heavy falls about the ranges, easing to a few showers later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain or showers for most, but scattered light rain in Canterbury. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.

Wednesday

showers for most of the country, clearing evening or night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers possible Monday and Tuesday. Northwesterlies possibly rising to gale for a time on Tuesday. Rain developing on Wednesday, clearing later.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Mainly fine today. Areas of low cloud tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty, and Gisborne to Wairarapa

A few showers today about Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, otherwise fine. Morning and evening cloud tomorrow.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Fine today, apart from a few afternoon or evening showers. Low cloud increasing tomorrow with drizzle from afternoon.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington

Cloudy periods. Low cloud and drizzle developing tomorrow from Manawatu to Wellington.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine. Northwest gales in Canterbury tomorrow.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain spreading north today, becoming heavy south of Hokitika tomorrow with thunderstorms possible. Northwest gales about Fiordland Sunday.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain, clearing tonight but returning later tomorrow. Gale northwesterlies tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Fine today, a few showers tomorrow.

Grey

Variable 10 knots but northeast 15 knots south of Cape Fowlwind, becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere this evening, then rising to northeast 25 knots in the south Sunday afternoon and to northeast 25 knots everywhere Sunday evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in periods of rain in the south, mainly this afternoon and again by Sunday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 30 knots with rough sea, easing Monday 15 knots and Tuesday variable 10 knots. Becoming Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Monday,but developing again Wednesday.Moderate northwest swell developing Monday, easing Wednesday.