extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, showers, mainly in the west, easing. However, high cloud about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay with isolated late showers possible. South Island, rain easing to a few showers in the west. Showers in the south, spreading north east of the Divide with a southerly change.


North Island, showers, but mainly fine with isolated showers about the Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, showers for most, more persistent from afternoon. Snow possibly lowering to 600 metres in the far south.


North Island, showers, more persistent about the Wairarapa, gradually clearing from the southwest. South Island, a few showers in the south and about the east coast, clearing to fine in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere, but cloud increasing and a few showers developing about the west coast.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and occasional rain or drizzle, turning to showers on Tuesday as northerlies change westerly.


Fine apart from isolated showers.

Auckland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, and the central high country

Areas of cloud and isolated showers, clearing and becoming fine tomorrow morning. Cloud returning in the evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine.

Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington

Fine spells, however isolated showers about the Tararua ranges.

Marlborough, Nelson and Canterbury

Fine, high cloud at times.

Buller and Westland

Fine spells and isolated showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow afternoon or evening with possible thunderstorms.

Otago and Southland

Fine spells. Remaining showers clearing this evening. Scattered rain spreading north tomorrow.


A few showers today. Periods of rain tomorrow, possibly heavy with thunderstorms.

Chatham Islands

Rain, easing to occasional drizzle tomorrow.


Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning,turning northwest 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming moderate.Easterly swell 1 metre dying out. Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, changing Monday late afternoon southwest 20 knots. Becoming for a time early Tuesday northeast 20 knots. Rising late Tuesday southwest 30 knots with rough sea. Gradually easing Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell developing Wednesday.