Now
22°
21°
13°
Fine. Northwest breezes.
W
Sunrise
Fri Feb 23 06:52:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Fri Feb 23 20:12:00 NZDT 2018
Tomorrow
24°
°
16°
Fine apart from morning and evening cloud. Northwesterlies developing.
Sunrise
Sat Feb 24 06:53:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Sat Feb 24 20:10:00 NZDT 2018
Sun Feb 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2018
21°
°
17°
Afternoon fine spells. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sun Feb 25 06:55:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Sun Feb 25 20:09:00 NZDT 2018
Mon Feb 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2018
23°
°
14°
Rain, possibly heavy, clearing. Strong northwesterlies changing southerly.
Sunrise
Mon Feb 26 06:56:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Mon Feb 26 20:07:00 NZDT 2018

Today

22°

13°

Tomorrow

24°

16°

Sun Feb 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2018

21°

17°

Mon Feb 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2018

23°

14°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, fine and cloudy periods, isolated showers in Northland, Taranaki and Bay of Plenty. South Island, rain developing in the west, possibly heavy. Fine at first in the east but high cloud increasing, and scattered rain spreaing north. Northwesterlies rising to severe gale about the High Country.

Monday

North Island, brief rain, then a few showers. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies south of Taihape at first. South Island, rain with possible heavy falls in the north and east, easing to a few showers. Fine in the west. Fine spells and isolated showers in the south.

Tuesday

Mainly fine, however, isolated showers about the North Island east coast, the Kaikoura Coast and Buller.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing and a few showers developing Sunday, turning to rain for a time Monday. Fine spells and isolated showers Tuesday. Northwesterlies becoming strong or possibly gale Sunday, changing strong southerly Monday, then easing.

Northland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods and a few showers, mainly about the coasts.

Auckland, Waikato and Taupo

Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.

Waitomo to Wellington, including Taumarunui, Taihape and the east from Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, apart from a few showers about the ranges of Gisborne, clearing tomorrow evening.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, and Otago excluding Clutha

Fine, apart from isolated showers about the ranges this afternoon.

Clutha and Southland

Cloudy periods and a few showers, retreating to Stewart Island tomorrow morning and becoming fine elsewhere. Cloud increasing again tomorrow evening.

Buller and Westland

Long fine spells and a few showers. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.

Fiordland

Cloudy periods and a few showers, turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers, clearing later tomorrow.

Stephens

Westerly 15 knots, but southwest 25 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera,easing to variable 10 knots in the east this evening. Easing to southwest 15 knots in the west Saturday morning, then becoming westerly 20 knots everywhere Saturday afternoon. Rough sea in the west, easing. Southwest swell in the west,2 metres easing. Northwest swell in the east, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday evening northwest 30 knots. Changing Monday morning southeast 30 knots, easing Tuesday 20 knots. Rough sea easing. Moderate northwest swell for a time Monday. Southwest swell in west becoming moderate Monday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A southwest flow covers the country today. The flow turns northwest over the area on Saturday as a front approaches from the Tasman Sea. The front crosses over the area on Monday,followed by a ridge of high pressure.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Friday: Northwest 15 knots easing to northeast 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Saturday: Northeast 10 knots rising to 15 knots in the morning. Becoming northerly 10 knots but 15 knots south of Otaki late afternoon, and 15 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea slight. Fine. Chance of a few showers in the afternoon and evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Becoming northwest 25 knots everywhere in the afternoon.Cloud increasing,late showers. Monday: Changing southerly 20 knots during the morning. Rain clearing. Tuesday: Easing to southeast 15 knots but 10 knots south of Otaki. Mainly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre or less rising to 1.5 metres Sunday and to 2 metres for a time Monday morning, then easing to half a metre or less later Monday.