extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, brief showers then fine spells in Northland to Bay of Plenty. Rain easing to showers elsewhere in the west and south. Fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain easing to showers in the west and south and gradually clearing in Westland and inland Otago. Showers spreading north into Canterbury and Marlborough.


North Island, a few showers south of Taihape clearing during the day, fine elsewhere. South Island, fine or becoming fine, apart from showers in Fiordland and coastal Southland.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Sunday with strong southwesterlies easing. Rain developing on Monday, easing to showers on Tuesday with winds becoming strong southwesterly.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula

Scattered showers in Auckland and Northland, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms for a time this morning. Mostly fine elsewhere.

Bay of Plenty

Fine, apart from some morning rain about the eastern ranges.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Rain, easing to showers this morning, then clearing and becoming fine in the afternoon.

From Whanganui to Wellington, including the central high country and Wairarapa

Isolated showers, clearing and becoming fine in the afternoon.

Buller, Nelson and Marlborough to Otago

Fine weather.


Mainly fine for most. A few showers about the coast, retreating to Stewart Island by afternoon.

Westland and Fiordland

A few showers in Fiordland, spreading north towards the evening.

Chatham Islands

Rain, heavy at times, clearing this evening.


Southwest 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning, then easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time.Southwest swell 5 metres easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers developing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Sunday evening northwest 20 knots, changing early Monday southwest 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Monday southwest 25 knots and Tuesday 15 knots. Southwest and northwest swells becoming heavy for a time Monday.