weather warning

FURTHER HEAVY RAIN FOR COROMANDEL PENINSULA AND GISBORNE The moist easterly flow continues to bring rain to already sodden parts of the North Island

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, a few showers for most, becoming more frequent. South Island, A few showers turning to rain in the west. Fine spells with isolated afternoon showers further east.


Rain or showers for most with heavy falls possible in the west of both the North and the South of both Islands.


Showers, some heavy, easing and gradually easing and clearing later.

Chatham Islands

Showers and northerlies on Saturday and Sunday. Rain easing to a few showers in Monday as northerlies eases.


Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Auckland to Whanganui, including the central high country

Scattered showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms in the afternoons and evenings.

Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Rain with some heavy falls, easing to scattered showers tomorrow.

Manawatu to Wellington

Scattered showers clearing this afternoon, returning tomorrow afternoon.

Wairarapa, Marlborough, Canterbury and coastal Otago

Mostly cloudy, with areas of drizzle clearing this afternoon. Fine spells and scattered showers developing tomorrow afternoon, some showers heavy inland with isolated thunderstorms.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Cloudy periods and scattered showers, possibly heavy and thundery this afternoon and evening.

Inland Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Areas of low cloud morning and night. Isolated showers in the afternoons, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms.

Chatham Islands



Southeast 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Separation Point. Sea slight. Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Saturday northerly 15 knots.