extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


Becoming cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods in the east, a few showers from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards, and patchy rain or drizzle developing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the west and in Nelson and Marlborough, with heavy falls possible in the west. High cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods in the east, and a few showers elsewhere. South Island, rain, with heavy falls possible, in the west. In the east, high cloud and a few spots of rain in the south, and mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine with light winds on Monday and Tuesday, but northerlies developing late Tuesday. A few showers developing on Wednesday and northerlies strengthening.


Mostly cloudy, with a few showers.

Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

A few showers, clearing overnight then fine.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Scattered showers, clearing overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow, but cloud increasing later.

Waikato to Wanganui, also the central North Island high country


Manawatu to Wellington, also Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Generally fine. However, isolated light showers spreading into Canterbury tonight and Marlborough and Wairarapa tomorrow morning, mainly about the foothills and ranges.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland, Southland and Otago

Showers, clearing overnight or tomorrow morning then fine.

Chatham Islands

Rain, clearing tomorrow morning then fine.


Southwest 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots about midday. Northeast 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers, clearing early this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 15 knots. Rising Wednesday northerly 25 knots with rough sea. Northeast swell becoming moderate offshore Tuesday.