Now
14°
8°
A cloudy start. Chance shower until afternoon, then fine spells increasing. Southerly breezes,easing at night.
SSW
Sunrise
Wed Oct 18 06:27:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Oct 18 19:45:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
16°
°
Fine spells with light winds.
Sunrise
Thu Oct 19 06:25:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Thu Oct 19 19:46:00 NZDT 2017
Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
18°
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11°
Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. Northerlies developing in the afternoon.
Sunrise
Fri Oct 20 06:24:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Fri Oct 20 19:47:00 NZDT 2017
Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
17°
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11°
Partly cloudy, with a few afternoon and evening showers. Northwesterlies becoming strong.
Sunrise
Sat Oct 21 06:22:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Oct 21 19:48:00 NZDT 2017

Today

14°

3°

Tomorrow

16°

8°

Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

18°

11°

Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

17°

11°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers for Northland, and Gisborne to Wairarapa. South Island, mainly fine, but isolated showers in Buller and western Nelson.

Friday

North Island, mostly cloudy in the north, with isolated showers in Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne. Partly cloudy elsewhere. South Island, showers in Fiordland and about Foveaux Strait turning to rain. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Saturday

North Island, a few showers developing everywhere but Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. South Island, a few showers developing everywhere with rain spreading up the west coast in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Fine, with high cloud and light winds on Thursday, through to Friday when southeasterlies develop. Cloud increasing and northwesterlies developing and strengthening on Saturday.

Northland to Manawatu, including Taranaki and the central high country

A few showers, becoming isolated around the middle of the day and fine spells increasing.

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Mainly fine, but the odd afternoon shower possible.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington

Cloud increasing and showers developing this morning, easing from the south this evening.

Nelson and Marlborough excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Fine, apart from a few showers about northwest Nelson.

Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury

A few morning showers, then becoming fine around the middle of the day.

Otago and Southland

Mainly fine about Central Otago. The odd shower elsewhere, clearing this afternoon.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine today. A few morning showers about Buller.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some possibly heavy.

Cook

Southerly 20 knots rising to 30 knots this morning, then easing to 15 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers until afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Thursday morning northerly 15 knots, rising Friday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southerly swell easing Thursday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A disturbed southwest flow eases as a ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west during Saturday.

Warning
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Wednesday: Southwest 10 knots, rising to 20 knots but 15 knots north of Otaki around midday, then gradually easing to southerly 10 knots but variable 5 knots in the north during the evening. Sea becoming moderate in the south for a time. Fine spells, chance shower around midday.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Variable 5 knots, then northerly 10 knots developing in the morning. Morning cloud then fine. Friday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots. Mainly fine, morning and evening cloud. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots rising to northwest 25 knots. A few afternoon and evening showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre today, rising to 1 metre Saturday.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A disturbed southwest flow eases as a ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west during Saturday.

Warning
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Southerly 15 knots rising to 20 knots in the morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots for a time in the afternoon, then gradually easing to southeast 10 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time in the afternoon. Fine spells, chance shower around midday.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Southerly 10 knots, dying out early morning, then northerly 15 knots developing, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Morning cloud then fine. Friday: Northerly 10 knots, gradually rising to 20 knots. Cloudy periods. Saturday: Northerly 20 knots rising to northwest 25 knots. Partly cloudy, a few late showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre Saturday.