extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, rain for most places, possibly heavy with squally thunderstorms in the north, easing to showers and clearing later in the east. South Island, rain in the west, turning to showers. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers.

Monday

North Island, showers in the north and west, possibly heavy during the afternoon, clearing later. Fine in the east apart from scattered afternoon showers. South Island, showers in the west gradually easing. Mainly fine in the east, apart from isolated afternoon showers, and scattered light rain in the south.

Tuesday

Showers turning to rain in the west of both Islands. Cloud increasing in the east, with scattered rain spreading across late in the day.

Chatham Islands

Showers throughout the period, turning to rain on Monday. Northerlies, strong for a time on Sunday.

For the North Island, excluding Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy periods and scattered showers.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine spells increasing. However, isolated afternoon showers about the ranges.

Marlborough Sounds, Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

A few showers, turning to rain tonight.

Remainder of Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Areas of morning cloud then mainly fine. However, isolated showers in Marlborough, eastern Otago and Southland this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with a few showers.

Raglan

Northeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northerly swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning early Sunday northwest 15 knots and late Monday southwest 20 knots. Becoming early Tuesday northwest 15 knots, rising later Tuesday northerly 30 knots with rough sea. Northwest swell becoming moderate Sunday.

Stephens

Northerly 15 knots rising to northeast 30 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera this evening. Sea becoming rough in the west. Southwest swell in the west, 1 metre. Northerly swell in the west, 1 metre developing. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Sunday northwest 20 knots everywhere, rising Tuesday northerly 30 knots with rough sea.Moderate northwest swell in the west at times.