extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places, but occasional showers about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, cloudy periods.


North Island, cloud increasing, with a few showers developing in the north and also Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington. South Island, rain developing in the north and west. High cloud elsewhere, with a few spots of rain.


North Island, rain at times. South Island, rain at times in the north, and scattered showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy from Sunday through Tuesday with the odd shower, southeasterlies gradually turning northerly.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Scattered showers, possibly heavy, clearing Auckland this morning and Northland during the afternoon.

Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui and Taupo

Fine, apart from isolated showers.

Taranaki to Kapiti, including Taihape

Patchy drizzle, clearing this morning but persisting in Taihape.

Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay

Rain with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms.

Remainder of Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington

Cloudy with a few showers. Showers clearing Wellington this morning then Wairarapa later, and becoming fine.

South Island

Fine with morning frosts.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with occasional drizzle.


Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Sunday morning northeast 15 knots, rising Sunday evening 25 knots with rough sea. Easing Tuesday in the south northeast 15 knots. Moderate northwest swell easing Tuesday. Moderate southwest swell at times.