extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, brief showers then fine spells in Northland to Bay of Plenty. Rain easing to showers elsewhere in the west and south. Fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain easing to showers in the west and south and gradually clearing in Westland and inland Otago. Showers spreading north into Canterbury and Marlborough.


North Island, a few showers south of Taihape clearing during the day, fine elsewhere. South Island, fine or becoming fine, apart from showers in Fiordland and coastal Southland.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Sunday with strong southwesterlies easing. Rain developing on Monday, easing to showers on Tuesday with winds becoming strong southwesterly.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula

Scattered showers in Auckland and Northland, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms for a time this morning. Mostly fine elsewhere.

Bay of Plenty

Fine, apart from some morning rain about the eastern ranges.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Rain, easing to showers this morning, then clearing and becoming fine in the afternoon.

From Whanganui to Wellington, including the central high country and Wairarapa

Isolated showers, clearing and becoming fine in the afternoon.

Buller, Nelson and Marlborough to Otago

Fine weather.


Mainly fine for most. A few showers about the coast, retreating to Stewart Island by afternoon.

Westland and Fiordland

A few showers in Fiordland, spreading north towards the evening.

Chatham Islands

Rain, heavy at times, clearing this evening.


Southwest 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell rising to 5 metres for a time. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out. Fair visibility in showers, easing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Sunday afternoon northwest 25 knots, changing Monday southwest 25 knots and easing late Monday 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Heavy southwest swell at times. Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time Monday.


Southerly 20 knots, rising to 30 knots for a time in the early morning east of Stephens Island to Hawera. Changing westerly 30 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough at times. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera,rising to 5 metres for a time.Westerly swell in the east, 3 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 25 knots rising early Monday 35 knots with very rough sea, turning late Monday southwest 15 knots but 30 knots in the west, and easing Tuesday variable 10 knots but southwest 20 knots in the west. Heavy southwest swell in the west at times. Moderate northwest swell developing Sunday, easing Monday.