Now
19°
18°
15°
Sunny breaks, evening cloud. Northerly winds.
NNE
Sunrise
Mon May 02 07:15:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Mon May 02 17:33:00 NZST 2016
Tomorrow
20°
°
14°
Cloudy periods, rain at times. Northwest winds.
Sunrise
Tue May 03 07:16:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Tue May 03 17:32:00 NZST 2016
Wed May 04 00:00:00 NZST 2016
20°
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16°
Cloudy, a few showers. Northerlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Wed May 04 07:17:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Wed May 04 17:31:00 NZST 2016
Thu May 05 00:00:00 NZST 2016
21°
°
14°
Showers, to rain for a time. Strong northerly easing.
Sunrise
Thu May 05 07:18:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Thu May 05 17:29:00 NZST 2016

Today

19°

15°

Tomorrow

20°

14°

Wed May 04 00:00:00 NZST 2016

20°

16°

Thu May 05 00:00:00 NZST 2016

21°

14°

Tides for Nelson
Mon May 02 17:46:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  3.4M
Mon May 02 23:58:00 NZST 2016
LOW  1.2M
Tue May 03 06:18:00 NZST 2016
HIGH  3.6M
Tue May 03 12:26:00 NZST 2016
LOW  1.0M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, mainly fine, but showers for Northland,Taranaki, Kapiti and Wellington. Gale northerlies for Wellington. South Island, high cloud in the east, with scattered late rain in the south. Rain west of the divide, possibly heavy. Northerlies rising to gale in exposed places.

Thursday

North Island, becoming cloudy and showers or rain developing in central and southern areas. Fine in the north. South Island, rain for most places, clearing. Becoming fine in the south but remaining cloudy in the north.

Friday

North Island, mainly fine in the north. A few showers for central and southern areas clearing. South Island, a few showers in the north, and also west of the divide. Cloud about Canterbury Plains breaking during the afternoon.Otherwise fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing Wednesday, with showers and northerlies developing.A period of rain Thursday with winds changing southwest, then dying. Showers clearing but remaining cloudy Friday, and northerlies developing.

Northland to Waikato, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Fine spells and isolated showers.

Waitomo, Taumarunui and northern Taranaki

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Manawatu, Wanganui, Taihape and southern Taranaki

fine with high cloud.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, with variable high cloud. Brief rain in Wairarapa tomorrow morning.

Wellington and Horowhenua Kapiti Coast

A few showers developing this evening, turning to occasional rain tomorrow.

Nelson and Buller

Rain developing in Buller this evening with heavy falls, scattered falls spreading to Nelson at times.

Canterbury and Marlborough

Mainly fine. Scattered rain developing about northern and western Marlborough overnight.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, easing to coastal showers in Fiordland late afternoon and clearing from Westland overnight.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain clearing this evening and becoming fine.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.

Abel

Northwest 15 knots but 25 knots north of Separation Point. Sea rough in the north. Northerly swell, 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in rain from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Wednesday afternoon 30 knots everywhere. Easing Thursday northerly 15 knots. Becoming Friday northwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the south. Sea becoming rough for a time.