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weather warning

Reissued to correct typo in strong wind Watch, and also to include eastern Marlborough and the Tararua Range in Watch for heavy rain


Now
16°
13°
10°
Cloudy. Rain developing evening.Southeasterlies.
SE
Sunrise
6.38AM
Sunset
7.41PM
Tomorrow
18°
°
10°
Occasional rain, easing from afternoon. Strong, gusty southeasterlies,easing evening.
Sunrise
6.37AM
Sunset
7.42PM
Wednesday
17°
°
11°
Often cloudy with a few showers. Southeast turning brisk southwest morning.
Sunrise
6.35AM
Sunset
7.43PM
Thursday
17°
°
11°
Cloudy periods. Chance showers. Southwesterlies dying out.
Sunrise
6.34AM
Sunset
7.44PM

Today

16°

10°

Tomorrow

18°

10°

Wednesday

17°

11°

Thursday

17°

11°

Tides for Port Taranaki
11:06PM
HIGH  3.4M
5:22AM
LOW  0.5M
11:28AM
HIGH  3.4M
5:36PM
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, widespread rain or showers, easing later for most. South Island, occasional rain about Canterbury and Marlborough,easing. Showers developing later in the far south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, isolated showers in the west, but becoming fine in the east. South Island, mostly cloudy. Rain developing in the west late.

Friday

North Island, showers in the west and south, turning to rain later. Just increasing cloud about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, periods of rain, possibly heavy in the west and about the Divide.

Chatham Islands

Rain on Wednesday with strong northeasterlies. Turning to occasional showers on Thursday with a southwest change, also becoming strong. Showers easing late Thursday into Friday, but further rain with northeasterlies developing later Friday.

Northland and Auckland

Rain with heavy falls, turning to showers in Northland tonight and Auckland overnight. Thunderstorms possible. Strong easterlies, gale or severe gale in exposed places, easing overnight.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne to Wairarapa, including the central high country

Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the east, easing over central and western regions tomorrow. Strong easterlies, gale in exposed places, gradually easing later tomorrow.

Whanganui to Wellington

Scattered rain spreading south tonight and easterlies becoming strong and gusty, rising to gale in exposed places, then easing late tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the ranges of Fiordland.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and coastal Otago

Rain or drizzle developing this evening, but only scattered falls in Nelson.

The remainder of Otago, also Southland

Mainly fine, apart from isolated showers.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.

Raglan

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Easterly 25 knots, rising to southeast 35 knots early this evening, easing to southeast 20 knots Tuesday morning. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Southwest swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in occasional rain, easing Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Wednesday morning southwest 25 knots, easing Thursday morning 15 knots then turning Thursday evening northwest 15 knots, rising late Friday 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Moderate southwest swell developing Friday.

Stephens

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 25 knots, rising to 35 knots around midnight tonight. Sea becoming very rough. Southwest swell 1 metre west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, and westerly swell in the east, 1 metre dying out. Poor visibility in occasional rain from this evening,easing Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Wednesday morning southwest 25 knots, easing Thursday morning westerly 15 knots, rising early Friday northwest 25 knots and late Friday northwest 35 knots with very rough sea. Developing Friday moderate southwest swell in the west and westerly swell in the east.