extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, rain for most places, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms in the north, easing to showers and clearing later in the east. South Island, rain in the west, turning to showers. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers.


North Island, showers in the north and west, possibly hevay during the afternoon, clearing later. Fine in the east apart from scattered afternoon showers. South Island, showers in the west gradually easing. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers, and scattered light rain in the south.


Showers turn to rain in the west of both Islands. Cloud increasing in the east, with scattered rain spreading across late in the day.

Chatham Islands

Showers throughout the period, turning to rain at times on Monday. Northerlies, strong for a time on Sunday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods. A few showers, more frequent about Auckland tonight.

Waikato to Whanganui, including Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape

Scattered showers, some heavy inland tonight, and again tomorrow afternoon and evening.

From Manawatu to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers spreading from the north tonight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

A few showers, mostly about the ranges. Fine spells increasing tomorrow.

Marlborough Sounds, Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Scattered showers, some heavy inland tonight. Widespread rain developing tomorrow night.

Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Scattered showers tonight, some heavy inland and possibly thundery from Canterbury southwards. A few showers returning to Marlborough, eastern Otago and Southland tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Occasional rain tomorrow.


Northeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Northeast swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 20 knots turning late Sunday northwest 25 knots, easing Monday 15 knots. Rising Tuesday northerly 25 knots. Sea rough at times.