extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, cloudy periods in the north, mainly fine elsewhere with a few afternoon and evening showers inland, some possible heavy. South Island, early showers in Fiordland clearing, otherwise mainly fine but isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.


North Island, fine spells, but a few afternoon and evening showers. South Island, morning showers in Fiordland and about the south coast, mainly fine elsewhere, but cloud and showers spreading north in the east later.


North Island, a few early drizzle patches in the east first, then fine,but isolated afternoon and evening showers inland, some possibly heavy. South Island, a few early showers in the north clearing and becoming mainly fine, however, rain developing in Fiordland from afternoon.

Chatham Islands

From Monday to Wednesday, fine and cloudy periods with light winds.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Scattered showers, clearing from Auckland and Coromandel this afternoon and fine spells developing there.

Waikato to Taranaki, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers in the west.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered rain, clearing this evening.

Wanganui to Wellington, also Taihape

Fine weather.

Wairarapa, the Kaikoura Coast, the Canterbury coast and plains, and eastern Otago

Mostly cloudy, a few patchy drizzle clearing this morning.

The remainder of the South Island

Mostly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.


Easterly 15 knots but 25 knots north of East Cape. Sea rough in the north. Southwest swell 2 metres, easing. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Monday easterly 10 knots everywhere.