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weather warning

An active front, preceded by a strong and very moist northwest flow, is expected to move up the South Island during Saturday, followed by very strong and showery west to southwest flow


Now
25°
21°
18°
Cloudy periods, light winds.
NE
Sunrise
Fri Jan 18 06:05:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Fri Jan 18 20:40:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
29°
°
21°
Fine, apart from some morning cloud. Easterlies developing late morning, change northwesterly in the evening.
Sunrise
Sat Jan 19 06:06:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Jan 19 20:39:00 NZDT 2019
Sun Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
28°
°
15°
Fine, apart from morning cloud. Gusty westerlies dying out in the evening.
Sunrise
Sun Jan 20 06:07:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Jan 20 20:39:00 NZDT 2019
Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
28°
°
14°
Fine. Westerlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Mon Jan 21 06:08:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Jan 21 20:38:00 NZDT 2019

Today

25°

18°

Tomorrow

29°

21°

Sun Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

28°

15°

Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

28°

14°

Tides for Napier
Sat Jan 19 04:10:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  1.7M
Sat Jan 19 10:28:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.3M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, a period of rain in the west, clearing but some cloud remains. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere. Strong or gale westerlies for Southland and Clutha.

Monday

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

Tuesday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, fine in the east. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A period of rain on Sunday, followed by showers and strong westerlies through to Tuesday.

Heavy rain and severe northwest gales expected in parts of the South Island and lower North Island tomorrow.

In the west from Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel and the central high country

Cloudy periods. A few drizzle patches, mainly morning and night.

Bay of Plenty, and Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine with high cloud, but a period of rain tomorrow evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Fine today. Periods of rain tomorrow, with heavy falls and thunderstorms.

Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Cloudy areas today with a few drizzle patches. Scattered rain spreading north tomorrow, with severe northwest gales inland.

Central Otago, Clutha and Southland

Fine today. Rain at times tomorrow, with heavy falls and thunderstorms in the west. Severe westerly gales near the coast tomorrow night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few light showers.

Portland

North of East Cape: Southeast 15 knots. Becoming northwest 20 knots this afternoon.In the south:Variable 10 knots.Northeast 15 knots developing this morning,rising to 25 knots this afternoon.Turning northwest 20 knots this evening.Sea becoming rough in the south for a time.Northeast swell 1 metre. Southwest swell 1 metre offshore,easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots but 30 knots in the north. Changing Sunday afternoon southerly 20 knots but westerly 20 knots in the north. Developing everywhere early Monday westerly 25 knots,easing for a time early Tuesday variable 10 knots.Sea rough at times.Moderate southwest swell developing Sunday.