extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, fine in the east, cloudy in the south and cloudy periods elsewhere. Isolated showers developing inland during the afternoon. South Island, cloudy about the coast, mainly fine inland but isolated showers developing.


North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers, but showers becoming more frequent about the Central Plateau. South Island, mainly fine but a few showers inland, especially during the afternoon in Otago.


North Island, areas of morning cloud, then mainly fine. However, isolated showers about Northland and inland areas. South Island, often cloudy about the coast, mainly fine inland but isolated showers developing.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with a few light showers. Southerlies tending easterly on Sunday and northerly on Monday.

Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape, also the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mostly fine. Isolated afternoon and evening showers, mainly inland.

For the remainder of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, also Taranaki to Wellington and Wairarapa

Fine, apart from some areas of cloud morning and night.

For all of the South Island

Fine, apart from areas of cloud or fog morning and night, but cloudy areas lingering about coastal Canterbury and Otago tomorrow afternoon and evening.Also, isolated afternoon and evening showers inland, spreading to coastal Canterbury and Otago tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with occasional drizzle.


Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this afternoon. Becoming southerly 20 knots Friday evening and rising to 30 knots overnight Friday. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre.Areas of fog possible from Friday.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 30 knots gradually dying out Saturday. Rough sea easing. Developing Sunday northeast 15 knots.