extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, isolated showers in the north and west, long fine spells elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and Southland, fine with some high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, mostly sunny along the east coast. Cloudy periods and a few showers elsewhere. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading north in the west, scattered rain spreading to most other places.


North Island, showers in the south, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere, but fine with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the north, a few showers about the west coast, becoming fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

On Sunday, cloudy periods with westerlies. On Monday,sunny spells with winds turning northwest. On Tuesday, cloudy periods and the chance of a shower with a southwest change.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods. A few showers developing in Coromandel this afternoon and spreading to Orewa and the Great Barrier Island this evening.

Waikato to Wellington, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Areas of cloud, especially in the west. Long fine spells in the afternoon.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Cloud increasing this morning, with a few showers developing in Hawkes Bay and Gisborne.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine weather.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy periods and a few showers.


Cloud increasing and rain developing around the middle of the day.


Morning cloud and patchy drizzle clearing, then increasing sunny spells.

Otago and Southland

Morning cloud then increasing fine spells. However, a few showers possible this evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, and a few showers this morning.


Southwest 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots early morning. Northeast 20 knots developing late morning. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell 4 metres easing. Fair visibility in rain for a time this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday morning northerly 30 knots, easing Sunday afternoon 15 knots, rising early Monday 30 knots. Changing late Monday westerly 40 knots with very rough sea, easing early Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.