weather warning

BURST OF HEAVY RAIN FOR THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND


Today
24°
°
11°
Cloud increasing evening. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 06 05:37:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Tue Dec 06 20:40:00 NZDT 2016
Tomorrow
25°
°
14°
Mostly cloudy, rain at night. Northerlies.
Sunrise
Wed Dec 07 05:37:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Wed Dec 07 20:41:00 NZDT 2016
Thu Dec 08 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
21°
°
11°
Rain, easing morning, clearing later. Southerly change.
Sunrise
Thu Dec 08 05:37:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Thu Dec 08 20:42:00 NZDT 2016
Fri Dec 09 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
26°
°
13°
Cloudy periods. Northerlies developing.
Sunrise
Fri Dec 09 05:37:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Fri Dec 09 20:43:00 NZDT 2016

Today

24°

11°

Tomorrow

25°

14°

Thu Dec 08 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

21°

11°

Fri Dec 09 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

26°

13°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Thursday

Rain or showers for most places easing, and gradually clearing for much of the South Island.

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods. Isolated showers in the north and east. South Island, cloudy periods and the odd shower in the north and west, mostly fine with high cloud elsewhere.

Saturday

Rain spreading across New Zealand, with some heavy falls for the western South Island.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud, possible fog at first on Thursday, turning to rain later. Showers clearing Friday, but remaining cloudy throughout Friday and Saturday. Northwesterlies on Thursday, changing southeasterly early Friday then tending northeasterly. Northerlies strengthening Saturday.

Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taumarunui

Long fine spells. Isolated showers, mainly during the afternoon and evenings.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mostly fine. High cloud increasing tomorrow.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taihape and Wairarapa

Fine spells this evening, with isolated showers about the ranges. Cloud increasing tomorrow, and rain developing in the evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine tonight, with high cloud. Scattered rain tomorrow, heavy in the west later.

Canterbury

High cloud tonight. Rain spreading northwards tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Occasional rain or drizzle tonight. Rain becoming heavy tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Cloud increasing overnight. A period of morning rain, followed by a few showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Castlepoint

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots but northerly 35 knots south of Cape Palliser. Rising to 35 knots but 45 knots in the south Wednesday evening. Sea becoming high in the south. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain late Wednesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning northerly 20 knots but 35 knots in south with very rough sea, changing everywhere Thursday afternoon southwest 20 knots. Changing early Friday northeast 15 knots,gradually rising overnight Friday 30 knots but 45 knots in the south with high sea and late Saturday northwest 25 knots but 35 knots in the north.