weather warning

An active front, preceded by a strong northerly flow, is forecast to cross the country during Saturday and Sunday


Now
14°
1°
High cloud. Northerlies.
WNW
Sunrise
Fri Jul 20 08:05:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Fri Jul 20 17:21:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
13°
°
Cloud increasing. Some light rain from afternoon as northerlies become strong.
Sunrise
Sat Jul 21 08:04:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sat Jul 21 17:22:00 NZST 2018
Sun Jul 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018
13°
°
Fine but high cloud at times. Gusty northwest.
Sunrise
Sun Jul 22 08:03:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Jul 22 17:23:00 NZST 2018
Mon Jul 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Mostly cloudy, a few showers. Wind turning southerly.
Sunrise
Mon Jul 23 08:02:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Jul 23 17:24:00 NZST 2018

Today

14°

5°

Tomorrow

13°

4°

Sun Jul 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018

13°

3°

Mon Jul 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018

9°

3°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, Rain, possibly heavy, easing to showers afternoon, clearing in the east later. South Island, Showers in the west, heavy for a time. Rain developing in the south, with snow to 500 metres. Fine elsewhere.

Monday

North Island, Showers about and west of the Central Plateau, mainly fine in the east. South Island, showers with snow to 500 metres in the south and east. A few showers in the west, clearing later.

Tuesday

North Island, Showers about the west and east coasts, otherwise cloudy periods. South Island, Showers or rain in the east, with snow to 500 metres in the south. Fine in the west.

Chatham Islands

Rain and strong northerlies. Rain easing to showers on Monday, and northerlies easing. Showers continue through Tuesday.

Warnings and watches are in effect for central and southern New Zealand.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells with remaining showers clearing tonight. Cloudy tomorrow, with a few showers from afternoon.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country, also Wairarapa

Cloudy periods, with a few showers in the west clearing tonight. Cloudy tomorrow, with evening rain and northerly gales for Wellington and Wairarapa.

Marlborough and Nelson

Fine at first. Rain developing tomorrow, heavy later with northerly gales in exposed places.

Buller to Fiordland

A few showers, but rain in Fiordland spreading elsewhere tomorrow, heavy and possibly thundery. Gale northerlies for a time tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Variable high cloud, with a few spots of rain. Northerly gales tomorrow, severe about the High Country.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, few showers early tomorrow.

Chalmers

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this morning, and to 35 knots for a time late this afternoon and evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time.Southwest swell 2 metres at times offshore. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Sunday westerly 20 knots. Changing overnight Sunday and Monday morning southerly 25 knots with rough sea.Easing overnight Monday southeast 15 knots, then easing Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southerly swell offshore, spreading inshore Monday, then easing Tuesday.