TODAY |

Now
22°
18°
16°
Fine, but becoming cloudy this evening. Gusty westerlies.
WNW
Sunrise
Sun Jan 20 06:10:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Jan 20 20:49:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
22°
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13°
Becoming fine. Strong westerlies, easing at night.
Sunrise
Mon Jan 21 06:11:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Jan 21 20:48:00 NZDT 2019
Tue Jan 22 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
22°
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17°
Fine. Northwesterly breezes.
Sunrise
Tue Jan 22 06:12:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Tue Jan 22 20:48:00 NZDT 2019
Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
23°
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17°
Fine. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Jan 23 06:13:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Wed Jan 23 20:47:00 NZDT 2019

Today

22°

16°

Tomorrow

22°

13°

Tue Jan 22 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

22°

17°

Wed Jan 23 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

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17°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Monday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south. Fine elsewhere apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.

Tuesday

Mainly fine across the North Island and the east coast of the South Island. Periods of rain about Fiordland. Elsewhere, a few showers.

Wednesday

North Island, Cloudy periods in the west, with isolated showers about the higher ground. Fine in the east. Strong or gale northwesterlies developing about Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, Rain spreading from the south with some heavy falls, with scattered falls further east. Strong or gale northwesterlies turning lighter southwest.

Chatham Islands

Few showers and strong westerlies. Becoming fine Wednesday as winds turn strong northwesterly.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Often cloudy, with a few showers, clearing from late morning or afternoon.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine, isolated early showers in Wairarapa. Northwest gales south of Hastings easing.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country

Morning rain clearing, then fine. Evening cloud, with patchy drizzle about the ranges. Northwest gales in Wellington easing.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine, but a few afternoon showers about the ranges, and areas of evening cloud.

Buller to Fiordland

Showers, turning to rain for a time in the afternoon or evening in Westland and Fiordland.

Otago and Southland

Fine spells, but showers about the south coast, with severe westerly gales there this morning. Showers spreading elsewhere for a time afternoon and evening, with rain in the south.

Chatham Islands

Morning rain, then fine spells.

Stephens

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 40 knots.Becoming westerly 30 knots this morning,rising to 40 knots east of Farewell Spit to Hawera for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea very rough at times.Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.Northwest swell rising to 2 metres.Fair visibility in rain, clearing early this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 30 knots, turning late Monday southwest 25 knots, then Tuesday northwest 25 knots. Rising late Wednesday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Moderate westerly swell in the east at times.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A front preceded by strong northwesterlies moves up North Island today, followed by a west to southwest flow over the country.A ridge redevelops over the North Island by Tuesday.Another front then moves up the South Island by Wednesday,also preceded by strong northwesterlies.

Warning
STORM warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Sunday: Northwest 30 knots gusting 40 knots, easing to 15 knots early morning, then rising to 20 knots late morning. Northwest rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this afternoon, and to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this evening. Rough sea, easing for a time. Fair visibility in rain,clearing to fine this morning. Cloud increasing this evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots late. Cloudy periods, patchy morning rain. Tuesday: Rising to northwest 20 knots afternoon. Fine. Wednesday: Northwest rising to 25 knots. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, rising to 2 metres at times today,late Monday,and Wednesday.