weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR COROMANDEL PENINSULA, WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY AND GISBORNE A trough is moving slowly southwards over the upper North Island preceded by easterly winds and a band of rain

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North Island, rain in the east, possibly heavy in Gisborne, a few showers elsewhere, especially afternoon. South Island, often cloudy with patches light rain or drizzle.


North Island, rain in the east, showers becoming widespread elsewhere. South Island, rain in Marlborough, patches light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry in Southland and Clutha.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, sunny breaks increasing Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods in Southland and Clutha.Elsewhere, scattered rain or drizzle gradually clearing.


North Island, a few showers in the east and far north, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, remaining drizzle patches clearing, and sunny spells increasing, but showers in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

From Tuesday through to Thursday, cloudy periods and northeasterlies.


Fine spells and a few showers, some heavy and possibly thundery today.

Auckland, Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui and Taupo

Periods of rain today, with a few heavy falls. Showers tomorrow.

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Rain, with some heavy falls, easing tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Occasional rain, becoming persistent and heavier north of Wairoa this evening.

Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Nelson and Buller

Occasional rain, easing tomorrow.


Rain at times.

Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Cloudy, with patchy rain or drizzle.

Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Mainly fine today. Cloudy tomorrow with a few spots of rain.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower.


Northwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots Monday afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in a occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Thursday southeast 15 knots.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A low and associated fronts remain slow moving over the North Island through to Wednesday. Another low approaches the North Island from the northeast on Thursday.

NIL warning for BRETT

Sunday: Northwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in showers. Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northwest 10 knots developing in the morning, turning southwest 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Cloudy periods with a few showers. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Cloudy periods with a few showers. Thursday: Southerly 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods with a few showers.