extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain or showers for most except in the east. South Island, rain in the west, possibly heavy for a time, scattered falls in the east except for Christchurch.

Wednesday

North Island, a few showers for most, except in the east, clearing later. South Island, rain or showers at times everywhere except Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin.

Thursday

North Island, a few showers developing in the west from afternoon, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, rain or showers everywhere clearing in the south and Westland.

Friday

North Island, occasional showers or rain spreading everywhere for a time. South Island, occasional showers developing in Canterbury and Marlborough, with isolated morning showers in Westland and Buller, otherwise fine.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to showers and southeasterlies dying out on Tuesday. A few showers with southerlies developing on Wednesday through Thursday. Cloudy periods and light winds for Friday.

Northland and Auckland

A few showers, clearing later tomorrow.

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

Occasional rain or showers, with some heavy falls possible from Waikato to Bay of Plenty and Taupo, easing tomorrow morning, then clearing in the evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Occasional rain, becoming persistent with heavy falls north of Wairarapa this afternoon, then easing to a few coastal showers everywhere tomorrow.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Long fine spells, and isolated showers, mainly about Buller.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Mainly fine. Some cloud developing about the east coast tomorrow morning, and areas of fog morning and night.

Fiordland

Fine at first. Cloudy periods and a few showers from this evening.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain, possibly heavy tomorrow.

Foveaux

Variable 10 knots, but northeast 15 knots east of Slope Point, becoming variable 10 knots everywhere this evening. Northeast 15 knots developing Monday evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing.Northeast swell rising to 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, changing Tuesday afternoon westerly 15 knots, becoming early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northwest 15 knots,changing Thursday southerly 15 knots.