extended nz forecast

regional forecast


Rain for most, with possibly heavy falls in the west, turning to showers with a strong or gale southerly change.


North Island: Showers gradually clearing everywhere. Becoming fine north of the Central Plateau. Strong or gale southerlies easing. South Island: Partly cloudy with isolated showers in the north and east, mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island: Mainly fine, but cloud increasing later in the west. Gale northwesterlies developing in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain, possibly heavy, developing in the west, but only scattered falls spreading east. Gale northwesterlies.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers and northerlies on Monday. Rain developing with a strong southerly change Tuesday morning, then clearing Tuesday evening as winds ease. Mainly fine on Wednesday, but northerlies strengthening later.

For all the North Island

Generally fine today. Tomorrow, rain spreading from the west, clearing most places in the afternoon or evening, but rain persisting in Northland, and the odd shower about Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay til evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

High cloud increasing today. Rain overnight, possibly heavy, easing to fine spells and isolated showers in the morning.


High cloud today, and scattered rain for a time this afternoon or evening. Areas of cloud tomorrow, and a few showers mainly about the ranges.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Cloud increasing and rain spreading north this afternoon and evening, possibly heavy. Rain clearing early tomorrow, then fine spells and isolated showers.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain developing this afternoon or evening. Partly cloudy tomorrow, and isolated showers until afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to showers this afternoon.