Now
15°
10°
A few showers, some possibly heavy. Southeasterlies.
SSW
Sunrise
Sat Aug 19 07:04:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Aug 19 17:44:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
12°
°
Peroids of rain, easing to showers afternoon. Southerlies, strengthening morning.
Sunrise
Sun Aug 20 07:03:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sun Aug 20 17:45:00 NZST 2017
Mon Aug 21 00:00:00 NZST 2017
12°
°
Cloudy periods with a few showers. Fresh southerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Aug 21 07:01:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon Aug 21 17:46:00 NZST 2017
Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 NZST 2017
11°
°
Mostly cloudy,fine spells increasing later.Southerly dying out.
Sunrise
Tue Aug 22 07:00:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue Aug 22 17:47:00 NZST 2017

Today

15°

7°

Tomorrow

12°

7°

Mon Aug 21 00:00:00 NZST 2017

12°

5°

Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 NZST 2017

11°

0°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Monday

North Island, scattered showers becoming confined to the north and east. South Island, mainly fine in the south and west. Occasional rain or drizzle elsewhere. Snow to 500 metres in the south at first.

Tuesday

North Island, showers in the north and east clearing, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, becoming mainly fine for most places. Rain developing about the fiords at night.

Wednesday

North Island, mainly fine, but the odd shower possible about the east coast. South Island, mainly fine with high cloud at times, but occasional rain in Fiordland and a few showers developing in Westland.

Chatham Islands

Rain or showers, clearing on Wednesday. Northerlies turning southerly on Monday, rising to gale on Tuesday, then easing on Wednesday.

The northern half of the North Island, from Taranaki and Taupo northwards, including Bay of Plenty

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail, gradually easing tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Showers about the ranges and a few spreading further east at times.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Scattered rain becoming widespread for a time tomorrow with southerlies rising to gale in exposed places.

Nelson and Buller

Scattered showers clearing early tomorrow, then fine.

Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Occasional rain.

Otago and Southland

Cloud increasing and patchy drizzle developing overnight.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing tonight, then easing to showers tomorrow.

Cook

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southerly 15 knots rising to 25 knots this evening, then to 45 knots Sunday morning. Sea becoming high.Southerly swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain from this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 45 knots with high sea, easing Monday morning southerly 35 knots and Monday evening southerly 25 knots. Easing Tuesday morning southerly 15 knots. Becoming Wednesday northerly 15 knots. Moderate southerly swell at times.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A complex low, with associated troughs, continues to move across New Zealand today, then moves off to the east of the country early Monday. A ridge builds over the country late Tuesday, then drifts north on Wednesday while a new trough approaches from the Tasman Sea.

Warning
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots but southerly 15 knots south of Otaki developing this afternoon. Sea slight.Fair visibility in a few showers. Sunday: Turning southwest and rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 30 knots gusting 40 knots in the south in the morning. Sea becoming rough in the morning. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing to a few showers in the evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly 25 knots, easing to 15 knots in the evening. A few showers. Tuesday: Southerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots later. Odd shower in the morning then fine spells increasing. Wednesday: Becoming northerly 10 knots. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Sunday.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A complex low, with associated troughs, continues to move across New Zealand today, then moves off to the east of the country early Monday. A ridge builds over the country late Tuesday, then drifts north on Wednesday while a new trough approaches from the Tasman Sea.

Warning
GALE warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Gale warning. Saturday: Southerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots this evening.Sea slight.Fair visibility in a few showers. Sunday: Turning southwest and rising to 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the morning. Sea becoming very rough in the morning. Poor visibility in periods of rain, easing in the evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southerly 35 knots, easing to 25 knots in the evening. A few showers. Tuesday: Southerly 25 knots easing to 15 knots in the morning, then to 10 knots later. Odd shower in the morning then fine spells increasing. Wednesday: Becoming northerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less Sunday.