extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, mostly fine, but high cloud increasing, a few showers in the northeast. South Island, rain spreading from the west, but only a few spots in Marlborough and Canterbury Plains.


North Island, rain at times. South Island, rain in the north at first, otherwise showers in most places.


North Island, showers in most places, a few heavy, clearing later. South Island, showers in the north, afternoon showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy on Monday and Tuesday with a possible shower. Winds gradually turning northeast. On Wednesday, showers, turning to rain later. Northeasterlies.

For the entire North Island

Fine most places. Periods of rain in Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay, easing to a few showers this morning. Cloudy periods in the remainder of Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa.

And for all of the South Island

Mostly fine, with increasing high cloud. Scattered rain about Fiordland from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.


Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southerly swell 1 metre offshore. Northeast swell, 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots, easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Developing Wednesday southwest 20 knots.