extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain, heavy falls, easing from the north to a few showers. South Island, rain, mainly in the north and east, heavy falls in the north, dry in Fiordland and Southland.

Wednesday

North Island, showers, clearing in the east from Coromandel to Wairarapa. South Island, rain becoming widespread, easing to a few showers in the north and west.

Thursday

North Island, rain or showers in most places, clearing in the south later. South Island, rain or showers clearing, but still a few showers about northern ranges.

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods in the north and west, the odd shower in the north, mainly fine in the east. South Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers in the far south.

Chatham Islands

On Tuesday, cloudy periods with early showers, northerlies developing. Rain developing on Wednesday and northesterlies strengthening,lighter northwesterlies and with showers later. On Thursday, rain or showers, winds tending southwest.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Periods of rain, easing to showers in Auckland and Coromandel this afternoon.

Waikato, Waitomo and Bay of Plenty

Scattered rain easing to isolated showers this morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mostly fine. Isolated showers clearing tonight.

Taranaki and the central high country down to Kapiti

Fine spells and isolated showers.

Wellington and Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Low cloud and patchy drizzle tonight.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Isolated showers clearing this afternoon and fine spells increasing.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Low cloud and patchy rain south of Ashburton spreading north this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing this morning, easing to showers tonight.

Foveaux

Easterly 20 knots. Sea moderate. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres. Poor visibility drizzle, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northeast 15 knots, rising east of Slope Point Monday evening northeast 25 knots with rough sea. Becoming everywhere Wednesday southeast 20 knots.Moderate southwest swell.