Now
17°
13°
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Morning rain, chance heavy, then showers. Northerlies.
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Sunrise
Sun Oct 02 06:51:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Sun Oct 02 19:27:00 NZDT 2016
Tomorrow
17°
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10°
Cloudy periods and a few showers. Northwest winds.
Sunrise
Mon Oct 03 06:49:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Mon Oct 03 19:28:00 NZDT 2016
Tue Oct 04 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
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12°
Cloud increasing,a few light showers.N ly strengthens.
Sunrise
Tue Oct 04 06:48:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Tue Oct 04 19:29:00 NZDT 2016
Wed Oct 05 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
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11°
Rain, briefly heavy, easing to a few showers.Strong NW.
Sunrise
Wed Oct 05 06:46:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Wed Oct 05 19:30:00 NZDT 2016

Today

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11°

Tomorrow

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10°

Tue Oct 04 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

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Wed Oct 05 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Monday

North Island, a few showers for most, possibly heavy during the afternoon and evening. South Island, showers in the west gradually clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere, with isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Tuesday

North Island, cloud increasing, rain developing in the west during the evening. South Island, cloud increasing and rain developing, possibly heavy in the west.

Wednesday

North Island, rain, briefly heavy, easing to a few showers. Clearing in the east to a mostly sunny day. South Island, rain at times in the west and far south, some heavy falls possible along the main divide. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Rain and northerlies on Monday, cloudy periods on Tuesday.Northerlies strengthening and rain developing again late Wednesday.

For all of the North Island, except Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly cloudy, with scattered showers. A band of heavier rain moves eastwards across most areas with isolated squally thunderstorms.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy with isolated showers, but widespread for a time during the afternoon or evening.

Northern Marlborough and Nelson

Showers and possible thunderstorms retreating to the western ranges of Nelson this morning, while easing and becoming isolated elsewhere.

Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Fine and cloudy periods, with isolated showers. Showers more widespread south of Timaru this afternoon, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Showers, some heavy, with isolated thunderstorms from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy, with occasional rain or drizzle.

Stephens

Northerly 15 knots but northeast 30 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming northerly 25 knots but northwest 15 knots in the west this morning then northwest 15 knots everywhere this evening. Sea rough at times. Northwest swell rising to 2 metres for a time. Southwest swell in the west, 1 metre. Poor visibility in rain,with possible thunderstorms, clearing late this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots, becoming Monday evening southwest 20 knots, rising late Tuesday northerly 30 knots, changing Wednesday westerly 30 knots. Sea becoming rough. Moderate northwest swell in the west at times.

Kapiti

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

Situation
An active trough crosses the country today, followed by a narrow ridge on Monday. A second trough moves over the country on Tuesday, while a third trough approaches late Wednesday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Sunday: Northeast 15 knots rising to 20 knots this morning, turning northwest 15 knots late this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this morning, easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain developing this morning easing to showers this afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods and a few showers. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 20 knots late. Cloud increasing and showers developing. Late rain. Wednesday: Becoming northwest 25 knots. Early rain, briefly heavy, easing to a few showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre developing today, easing to half a metre on Monday then rising to 1.5 metres Wednesday.