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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
24°
20°
17°
Fine with light winds.
NNE
Sunrise
Fri Jan 18 06:14:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Fri Jan 18 21:00:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
27°
°
15°
Fine. Cloud increasing in the evening with rain developing. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sat Jan 19 06:15:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Jan 19 20:59:00 NZDT 2019
Sun Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
23°
°
15°
Morning cloud then fine. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sun Jan 20 06:16:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Jan 20 20:59:00 NZDT 2019
Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
24°
°
15°
Fine. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Mon Jan 21 06:18:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Jan 21 20:58:00 NZDT 2019

Today

24°

17°

Tomorrow

27°

15°

Sun Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

23°

15°

Mon Jan 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

24°

15°

Tides for Nelson
Fri Jan 18 20:16:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.6M
Sat Jan 19 02:27:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.1M
Sat Jan 19 09:11:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.7M
Sat Jan 19 15:09:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  0.9M

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.

Abel

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 15 knots, becoming variable 10 knots but southeast 15 knots north of Separation Point this evening,and variable 10 knots everywhere overnight tonight.Northerly 15 knots developing Saturday morning, rising to 30 knots in the north Saturday afternoon. Becoming northerly 25 knots but 40 knots in the north Saturday evening. Sea becoming very rough in the north. Poor visibility in rain developing late Saturday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Sunday morning westerly 20 knots but 30 knots in the north.Sea rough in the north.