TODAY |

Now
22°
14°
11°
Becoming fine this morning. Strong southerly, easing.
SE
Sunrise
Thu Jan 24 06:15:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Thu Jan 24 20:48:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
22°
°
14°
Fine. Light winds.
Sunrise
Fri Jan 25 06:16:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Fri Jan 25 20:47:00 NZDT 2019
Sat Jan 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
21°
°
17°
Cloudy periods increasing. Northerlies strengthening.
Sunrise
Sat Jan 26 06:18:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Jan 26 20:46:00 NZDT 2019
Sun Jan 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
24°
°
19°
Cloudy, chance early shower. Northerlies.
Sunrise
Sun Jan 27 06:19:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Jan 27 20:45:00 NZDT 2019

Today

22°

11°

Tomorrow

22°

14°

Sat Jan 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

21°

17°

Sun Jan 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

24°

19°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Friday

North Island, fine from Waikato to Wellington, cloudy periods and isolated showers elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, a few showers in the south.

Saturday

North Island, mainly fine, a few showers in eastern Bay of Plenty at first. South Island, rain or showers developing in the west, and becoming heavy in Fiordland. Scattered rain for Otago and Southland. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, cloudy in the west with a few showers, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, easing to showers in Fiordland. A few showers developing in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Long fine spells, but a few showers on Friday. Southwesterlies easing and turning northwesterly on Saturday. Strong northwesterlies changing lighter westerly on Sunday.

Northland to Waikato, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Cloudy periods. Scattered showers, possibly heavy. Isolated thunderstorms about Coromandel and Bay of Plenty from afternoon.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers.

Waitomo to Wellington and Wairarapa, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Few remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming fine.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, North and Central Otago, and Dunedin, also Buller and Westland

Fine. However, a light shower or two possible about Nelson this morning.

Fiordland, Southland and Clutha

Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly about the coast.

Chatham Islands

A period of morning rain, then fine.

Cook

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 35 knots, easing to southerly 20 knots this morning, and to variable 10 knots by this evening. Very rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.Poor visibility in rain,clearing early morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Friday night northerly 15 knots, rising later Saturday 35 knots with very rough sea, easing for a time Sunday 25 knots. Moderate southerly swell, easing Sunday.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A front weakens as it moves over the North Island today, while a ridge builds behind over the country from the west. Another front appraches the far south on Friday, moving onto the lower South Island on Saturday and remaining slow moving there through Sunday. Strong northwesterlies will redevelop across central New Zealand ahead of this front.

Warning
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Thursday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning.Easing to southwest 10 knots in the afternoon,turning northeast 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this morning. Becoming fine this morning.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Becoming southwest 10 knots everywhere in the morning, dying out evening. Fine weather. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots developing morning, gradually rising to 20 knots. Increasing cloudy periods. Sunday: Northerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots later. Cloudy, chance shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 2 metres, easing to 1 metre today and to half a metre Friday, rising to 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to 1 metre Sunday. Southwest half a metre or less.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A front weakens as it moves over the North Island today, while a ridge builds behind over the country from the west. Another front appraches the far south on Friday, moving onto the lower South Island on Saturday and remaining slow moving there through Sunday. Strong northwesterlies will redevelop across central New Zealand ahead of this front.

Warning
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Thursday: Southerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots this morning.Turning northeast 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea, easing this morning. Becoming fine this morning.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Southwest 10 knots developing early morning, dying out evening. Fine weather. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots developing early, gradually rising to 25 knots.Fine apart from evening cloud. Sunday: Northerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots. Partly cloudy. Chance shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today and to half a metre Friday, rising to 1.5 metres Saturday, then easing to half a metre Sunday. Southwest half a metre or less.