extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, some early morning showers about the central North Island, otherwise, 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.

Wednesday

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

Thursday

North Island, fine apart from isolated showers. South Island, rain in Fiordland, a few showers elsewhere in the south, otherwise fine apart from isolated afternoon showers.

Friday

North Island, fine apart from isolated showers. South Island, fine in the west, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

From Tuesday to Friday, fine and cloudy periods with light winds.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Mainly fine, an odd shower in the east of Northland and Coromandel.

Bay of Plenty and Rotorua

Mainly fine, isolated evening showers.

Waikato to Taranaki, including the central high country

Mainly fine, isolated afternoon and evening showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.

Gisborne

Cloudy periods, with an odd shower morning and night.

Wanganui to Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine, apart from some morning cloud in the east.

The Kaikoura Coast, Canterbury coast and plains

Mostly cloudy. A few patches of drizzle at first about Christchurch and northern Canterbury. Fine spells increasing later.

The remainder of the South Island

Mainly fine, isolated afternoon and evening about the ranges, possibly heavy and thundery.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Abel

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Southeast 15 knots developing in the north for a time Tuesday evening.