weather warning

An active front is moving north across the South Island tonight, weakening over the North Island on Monday


Now
21°
15°
12°
Fine, with high cloud from evening. Northwesterlies becoming gusty this evening.
NNW
Sunrise
Sun May 20 07:13:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun May 20 17:05:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
20°
°
Fine with some high cloud. Gusty northwesterlies, easing afternoon.
Sunrise
Mon May 21 07:14:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon May 21 17:04:00 NZST 2018
Tue May 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018
20°
°
Fine with some high cloud. Northwesterlies strengthening in the afternoon.
Sunrise
Tue May 22 07:15:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue May 22 17:03:00 NZST 2018
Wed May 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018
17°
°
A few showers. Gusty northwesterlies changing southwest.
Sunrise
Wed May 23 07:16:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Wed May 23 17:02:00 NZST 2018

Today

21°

12°

Tomorrow

20°

9°

Tue May 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018

20°

9°

Wed May 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018

17°

5°

Tides for Napier
Sun May 20 21:52:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  1.9M
Mon May 21 04:15:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.1M
Mon May 21 10:26:00 NZST 2018
HIGH  1.8M
Mon May 21 16:35:00 NZST 2018
LOW  0.1M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, showers for most, possibly heavy in the west. South Island, rain in the west and south, heavy, possibly thundery. Snow lowering to 600 metres in south. A few showers spreading up the coast.

Wednesday

North Island, Heavy rain in the west, bu showers later. Thunderstorms possible. Showers in the east with a southerly change. South Island, showers, with thunderstorms possible in the west and south at first. Snow to 600 metres in the south.

Thursday

North Island, Showers for most, but becoming dry about the east coast. Severe gale westerlies possible about Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa. South Island, showers for most, but dry in Canterbury. Gale westerlies possible in exposed places.

Friday

North Island, showers in the west, gradually clearing north of Auckland. Dry about the east coast. South Island, showers with cold southerlies.

Chatham Islands

Shower with westerlies. Westerlies strong at times, with gale possible on Friday.

Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells and a few showers, clearing later tonight. Showers returning tomorrow morning, some possibly heavy about the west coast.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine.

Waitomo to Manawatu, including the central high country

Cloudy periods and a few showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow morning.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Rain spreading north tonight, clearing tomorrow morning. Northwesterlies, severe gale in exposed places, easing tomorrow morning.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and squally thunderstorms. Snow lowering to 300 metres in Fiordland overnight. Showers tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Rain or showers, some heavy with hail, clearing tomorrow. Snow lowering to 300 metres overnight. Northwest gales, easing this evening.

Chatham Islands

Fine tonight. A period of rain tomorrow.

Portland

Northwest 25 knots, changing southwest 15 knots south of Mahia Peninsula this afternoon, then becoming northwest 20 knots everywhere this evening. Rough sea, easing everywhere. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Northeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots, and Tuesday evening to 35 knots with very rough sea. Easing late Wednesday morning westerly 25 knots. Rising Thursday evening northwest 35 knots. Sea very rough at times. Southwest swell becoming moderate late Wednesday, easing Thursday.