extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, rain in the east, scattered showers elsewhere, some heavy with possible thunderstorms. South Island, cloudier with occasional showers in the north and east, fine spells and isolated showers elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, rain in the east, sunny spells and isolated showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods and a few showers, especially in the north and east.

Friday

North Island, a few showers in the east and central areas, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, sunny spells and isolated showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and northeasterlies.

Northern and western areas from Northland to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some possibly heavy tomorrow.

Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Scattered rain, widespread and heavier in Coromandel for a time tonight.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Periods of rain, heavy at times about the hills and ranges.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Patchy light rain.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Occasional rain, easing in Buller and Westland tomorrow.

Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Patchy rain or drizzle, clearing tomorrow morning, then a few afternoon and evening showers inland.

Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods. A few spots of rain in Central Otago and Fiordland until morning. Scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and evening, some possibly heavy.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower.

Grey

Northeast 25 knots but variable 10 knots inshore. Becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere Tuesday morning then variable 10 knots but easterly 15 knots north of Abut Head late Tuesday afternoon. Rough sea easing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in periods of rain, clearing Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday variable 10 knots throughout. Developing Friday northeast 15 knots.