weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR WESTLAND AND BULLER A front associated with a low over the Tasman Sea moves onto the west of the South Island on Friday, then continues moving slowly eastwards during Saturday


Now
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7°
Mostly sunny, with a frosty start. Light winds.
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Sunrise
Thu Jun 29 07:43:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Thu Jun 29 17:02:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
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A frosty start, then becoming cloudy during the morning.Northerlies developing morning.
Sunrise
Fri Jun 30 07:43:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Fri Jun 30 17:03:00 NZST 2017
Sat Jul 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017
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Periods of rain developing in the morning. Northeasterlies.
Sunrise
Sat Jul 01 07:43:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Jul 01 17:03:00 NZST 2017
Sun Jul 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017
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Rain easing to showers. Northerlies dying out.
Sunrise
Sun Jul 02 07:43:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Jul 02 17:04:00 NZST 2017

Today

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Tomorrow

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Sat Jul 01 00:00:00 NZST 2017

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Sun Jul 02 00:00:00 NZST 2017

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Friday

North Island, a few showers developing from Northland to Taranaki. Cloud increasing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the north and west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain spreading across later in the day.

Saturday

Periods of rain, with heavy falls possible for the north of the North Island, and also the northern and western South Island.

Sunday

Rain turning to showers in most places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterlies turning northeast on Friday, then becoming strong on Sunday.

Northland and Coromandel Peninsula

Scattered showers, mainly in eastern areas, clearing by evening.

Auckland to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine. Areas of frost or fog this morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Long fine spells, but a few showers near the coast.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Nelson and Marlborough

Areas of morning cloud and isolated showers, then becoming fine.

Canterbury

Areas of cloud and morning fog, otherwise fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Scattered showers about Westland and Buller, spreading to Fiordland this afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Fine, but areas of fog or low cloud morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers.

Stephens

Southeast 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday morning northerly 15 knots,gradually rising early Saturday 20 knots but 35 knots in the west with very rough sea, easing everywhere overnight Saturday northwest 15 knots. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate northwest swell developing Friday, easing Sunday.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A weak ridge lies over the country, while a weakening trough lies to the west. A low approaches New Zealand from the Tasman Sea late on Thursday, affecting the country from Friday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing in the evening. Sea slight. A few cloudy periods.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northeast 10 knots. Becoming cloudy. Saturday: Northeast rising to 20 knots. Rain developing. Sunday: Northeast 20 knots, gradually dying out. Rain, easing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday.