extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, a few showers developing from Northland to Taranaki. Cloud increasing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the north and west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain spreading across later in the day.


Periods of rain, with heavy falls possible for the north of the North Island, and also the northern and western South Island.


Rain turning to showers in most places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterlies turning northeast on Friday, then becoming strong on Sunday.

Northland and Coromandel Peninsula

Scattered showers, mainly in eastern areas, clearing by evening.

Auckland to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine. Areas of frost or fog this morning.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Long fine spells, but a few showers near the coast.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Nelson and Marlborough

Areas of morning cloud and isolated showers, then becoming fine.


Areas of cloud and morning fog, otherwise fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Scattered showers about Westland and Buller, spreading to Fiordland this afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Fine, but areas of fog or low cloud morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers.