Today
17°
°
10°
Evening fine spells. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Oct 18 06:40:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Oct 18 19:45:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
18°
°
10°
Fine, apart from evening cloud. Southeast turning southwest evening.
Sunrise
Thu Oct 19 06:38:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Thu Oct 19 19:46:00 NZDT 2017
Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
17°
°
12°
Mostly cloudy, chance shower. Southwest breezes.
Sunrise
Fri Oct 20 06:37:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Fri Oct 20 19:47:00 NZDT 2017
Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
17°
°
13°
Mostly cloudy, chance shower. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Sat Oct 21 06:36:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Oct 21 19:48:00 NZDT 2017

Today

17°

10°

Tomorrow

18°

10°

Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

17°

12°

Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

17°

13°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Friday

North Island, mostly cloudy north of Taupo, with isolated showers. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island, fine, apart from drizzle in Fiordland turning to rain later, spreading into Westland and Southland at night.

Saturday

North Island, mostly cloudy, with rain or drizzle developing in the west from afternoon. Long fine spells for Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the west, and cloudy in the east. Scattered falls of rain developing in the east south of Timaru, a few showers spreading north into Canterbury.

Sunday

North Island, partly cloudy in the west, fine in the east. A few showers about the hills. South Island, rain in the west, and scattered falls in the east south of Timaru. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells with light winds on Friday, cloud increasing on Saturday with northwesterlies developing, turning showery strong southwest for a time on Sunday.

Northland to Waitomo

Fine apart from a few showers until evening.

Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Fine apart from isolated showers this afternoon and evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Showers, heavier and more frequent north of Wairoa, clearing tomorrow morning. However, spots of light rain developing tomorrow evening.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Taumarunui, Taihape and Wairarapa

Cloudy periods. A few areas of drizzle until evening.

Nelson and Marlborough excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Cloudy periods. A few showers about northwest Nelson. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.

Kaikoura Coast, Canterbury Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, but a few cloudy periods in the north until this evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Mainly fine, apart from some cloud and isolated showers about Buller and coastal Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some possibly heavy with hail, clearing tomorrow morning.

Brett

Southwest 20 knots turning southeast 25 knots overnight. Easing to southeast 15 knots Thursday morning, and to variable 10 knots Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Easterly swell 1 metre developing offshore for a time. Fair visibility in a few showers overnight tonight.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday southwest 15 knots, becoming Saturday evening northwest 20 knots for a time, then turning Sunday northwest 15 knots.

Kaipara

Southwest 20 knots, turning southeast 20 knots this evening, then becoming southeast 15 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Tauroa Point Thursday evening. Rough sea, easing. Southwest swell 3 metres, easing.Southeast swell 1 metre developing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming southwest 15 knots everywhere Friday,becoming Saturday evening northwest 20 knots for a time, then easing Sunday variable 10 knots.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

Situation
A ridge of high pressure spreads over the region. A front moves onto the country from the west on Saturday, followed by another front over the South Island on Sunday.

Warning
NIL warning for BRETT

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Wednesday: Southwest 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this evening. Fine spells. Thursday: Becoming southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots early morning, easing to 15 knots late morning. Turning southwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the morning. Fair visibility in early morning showers, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 15 knots for a time in the morning and afternoon. Partly cloudy. Saturday: Southwest 15 knots developing morning, turning northwest 15 knots evening. Cloud increasing. Sunday: Westerly 10 knots. Cloudy.