weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR BAY OF PLENTY A trough, preceded by a moist north to northwest flow, will bring periods of rain to much of the North Island tonight and Sunday morning


Now
12°
10°
Showers, becoming few and far between in the afternoon. Strong, cold southerlies, dying out in the evening.
WNW
Sunrise
Sun Apr 30 07:43:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Apr 30 17:45:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
14°
°
A few morning showers clearing to a fine day. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon May 01 07:44:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon May 01 17:43:00 NZST 2017
Tue May 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017
16°
°
Cloud increasing, Late rain. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue May 02 07:46:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue May 02 17:42:00 NZST 2017
Wed May 03 00:00:00 NZST 2017
13°
°
Rain turning to showers, easing later. Southerly change.
Sunrise
Wed May 03 07:47:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Wed May 03 17:40:00 NZST 2017

Today

12°

4°

Tomorrow

14°

6°

Tue May 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017

16°

8°

Wed May 03 00:00:00 NZST 2017

13°

5°

Tides for Bluff
Sun Apr 30 04:36:00 NZST 2017
HIGH  2.8M
Sun Apr 30 10:53:00 NZST 2017
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, rain with heavy falls in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay,easing to isolated showers. Showers elsewhere clearing. South Island, fine apart from isolated morning showers in the south, and also coastal Canterbury and Marlborough until evening.

Tuesday

North Island, mainly fine, remaining showers about the east coast clearing. Cloud increasing later in the west, south of Taranaki. South Island, rain or drizzle developing in the south and west. High cloud increasing elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island, cloud increasing, patchy drizzle developing in the west south of Waitomo. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading up the west, showers in the east, easing to isolated showers in the south later.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Monday and southerlies rising to gale for a time, then dying out on Tuesday. Cloudy periods on Tuesday and Wednesday, strong northerlies developing on Wednesday.

Northland to Taumarunui, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Rain with heavy falls, and isolated thunderstorms from Northland to Bay of Plenty. Rain easing to a few showers during the morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Rain, heavy in Gisborne for a time, easing to a few showers this afternoon.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taihape and Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Nelson

Rain, clearing this morning, but returning during the afternoon or evening.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain spreading north this morning, then clearing during the afternoon.

Canterbury

Rain developing this morning, easing to showers this evening. Snow lowering to 700 metres.

Otago and Southland

Showers, with snow to 500 metres, becoming isolated this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing this morning.

Foveaux

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southwest 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this evening.Very rough sea, easing. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Easterly swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northwest 20 knots, rising Tuesday for a time 30 knots with rough sea. Change Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell at times.