weather warning

Heavy rain for the west of the South Island from Sunday evening, plus severe northwest gales for Canterbury A very strong and moist northwest flow spreads onto New Zealand during Sunday, which persists until at least Tuesday


Now
17°
15°
Fine. Light winds.
WNW
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 16:49:53 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 16:49:53 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
21°
°
11°
Fine. Becoming warm evening as northeast turns northwest.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 07:10:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:26:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
23°
°
10°
Extensive high cloud, and a few spots of rain. Gusty northwest.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 25 07:08:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Sep 25 19:27:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
19°
°
Few showers. Northerlies easing, southerlies overnight.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 26 07:06:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Sep 26 19:28:00 NZDT 2017

Today

17°

7°

Tomorrow

21°

11°

Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

23°

10°

Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

19°

7°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, rain developing in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere but scattered rain developing at night. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain in the west and north, heavy at times. Scattered rain in the south, and a few spots elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterlies in Canterbury and Marlborough.

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most, with heavy falls about the ranges, easing to a few showers later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain or showers for most, but scattered light rain in Canterbury. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.

Wednesday

showers for most of the country, clearing evening or night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers Monday and Tuesday. Northwesterlies possibly rising to gale for a time on Tuesday. Rain developing on Wednesday, clearing later.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy about the west coast. Becoming cloudy everywhere tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from a few showers about Bay of Plenty and Gisborne clearing tonight. Some morning cloud, otherwise fine.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Fine. Low cloud spreading east tomorrow with drizzle from afternoon.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Low cloud and drizzle spreading from the west tomorrow morning and afternoon. However, mainly fine in Wairarapa.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine. Northwest gales in Canterbury tomorrow.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, becoming heavy with thunderstorms possible about and south of the Glaciers. Strengthening northerlies, rising to gale about Fiordland tomorrow morning.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain, clearing tonight but returning later tomorrow. Northwesterlies rising to gale tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Fine today, cloudy periods and a few showers tomorrow.

Conway

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Easterly swell 2 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 25 knots rising early Monday 40 knots in the north with very rough sea. Easing Tuesday northwest 15 knots everywhere, then changing early Wednesday southwest 20 knots and easing later Wednesday variable 10 knots.