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weather warning

A strong and moist northwesterly flow covers the country this week, with a number of embedded fronts bringing further periods of heavy rain and northwest gales to central and southern parts of New Zealand


Now
15°
9°
Cloudy periods, possible showers. Northwesterlies.
NE
Sunrise
Fri Dec 06 16:50:04 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Fri Dec 06 16:50:04 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
19°
°
Occasional showers developing morning, some heavy and possibly thundery from afternoon. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Fri Dec 06 05:49:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Fri Dec 06 21:27:00 NZDT 2019
Sat Dec 07 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
18°
°
Mostly cloudy with a few showers, clearing evening. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sat Dec 07 05:49:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Dec 07 21:28:00 NZDT 2019
Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
16°
°
Cloudy. Showers later as northwesterlies change southwest.
Sunrise
Sun Dec 08 05:48:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Dec 08 21:29:00 NZDT 2019

Today

15°

9°

Tomorrow

19°

9°

Sat Dec 07 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

18°

9°

Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

16°

8°

Tides for Bluff
Fri Dec 06 10:31:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.4M
Fri Dec 06 16:45:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.1M
Fri Dec 06 22:56:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.4M
Sat Dec 07 05:09:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.1M
Sat Dec 07 11:21:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  2.4M
Sat Dec 07 17:34:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.1M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, cloudy with isolated showers from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty and northwards. Late rain about and south of Taranaki. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, scattered falls in Southland and Otago. Morning rain for Nelson and Marlborough, clearing later.Partly cloudy elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, rain spreading north. South Island, rain in the west, easing to showers evening. Showers spreading northwards in the east with a southwesterly change later.

Monday

North Island, early rain north of Taihape and isolated showers elsewhere in the west, all clearing. Rain about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, showers about Buller, Southland and Otago, easing later. Fine spells elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon showers for Canterbury and Marlborough.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and patchy drizzle this weekend, drizzle mainly early mornings and evenings. A period of rain on Monday. Northwesterlies, strong late Saturday through Monday morning, changing southwest later Monday.

Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Mainly fine, apart from areas of cloud early morning and at night. Isolated afternoon showers.

Waitomo to Manawatu, including Taranaki, Taumarunui and Taihape, also Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, apart from isolated isolated showers in Waitomo and Taranaki.

Horowhenua to Wellington

Fine spells and a few showers.

Westland, Fiordland, also the Canterbury High Country and the Otago Lakes

Periods of rain with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.

Nelson, Marlborough and the remainder of Canterbury

High cloud increasing with a few spots of rain.

For Central Otago, Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Showers becoming more widespread for a time in the morning and afternoon, when some could be heavy.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine.

Foveaux

Northwest 20 knots turning northeast 20 knots this morning, and northwest 25 knots around midday. Briefly turning southwest 15 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell 3 metres. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers, with possible squally thunderstorms west of Ruapuke Island.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Saturday evening 25 knots, changing Sunday southwest 30 knots, easing Monday westerly 15 knots. Sea becoming rough for a time. Moderate southwest swell.