weather warning

Heavy rain for the west of the South Island from Sunday evening, plus severe northwest gales for Canterbury A very strong and moist northwest flow spreads onto New Zealand during Sunday, which persists until at least Tuesday


Today
17°
°
10°
Cloudy periods with a few showers. Turning to light rain this evening. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 16:49:36 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 16:49:36 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
18°
°
13°
Overcast with occasional drizzle, more persistent from evening. Northerlies developing.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 07:16:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:34:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
15°
°
11°
Rain, heavy at times. Gusty northerlies, easing at night.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 25 07:15:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Sep 25 19:35:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
15°
°
Rain, easing to few showers later. Northwesterly dying out.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 26 07:13:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Sep 26 19:36:00 NZDT 2017

Today

17°

10°

Tomorrow

18°

13°

Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

15°

11°

Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

15°

8°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island, rain developing in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere but scattered rain developing at night. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain in the west and north, heavy at times. Scattered rain in the south, and a few spots elsewhere. Severe gale northwesterlies in Canterbury and Marlborough.

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most, with heavy falls about the ranges, easing to a few showers later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain or showers for most, but scattered light rain in Canterbury. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.

Wednesday

showers for most of the country, clearing evening or night.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers Monday and Tuesday. Northwesterlies possibly rising to gale for a time on Tuesday. Rain developing on Wednesday, clearing later.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy about the west coast. Becoming cloudy everywhere tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from a few showers about Bay of Plenty and Gisborne clearing tonight. Some morning cloud, otherwise fine.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Fine. Low cloud spreading east tomorrow with drizzle from afternoon.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Low cloud and drizzle spreading from the west tomorrow morning and afternoon. However, mainly fine in Wairarapa.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mainly fine. Northwest gales in Canterbury tomorrow.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, becoming heavy with thunderstorms possible about and south of the Glaciers. Strengthening northerlies, rising to gale about Fiordland tomorrow morning.

Otago and Southland

Scattered rain, clearing tonight but returning later tomorrow. Northwesterlies rising to gale tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Fine today, cloudy periods and a few showers tomorrow.

Grey

Northeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots south of Hokitika this morning and to northeast 25 knots everywhere this evening. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing. Poor visibility in periods of rain and drizzle developing in the south this morning, spreading elsewhere this evening. Thunderstorms possible in the south this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 30 knots with rough sea, easing Monday 15 knots and Tuesday variable 10 knots. Becoming Wednesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell easing Monday,but developing again Wednesday.Moderate northwest swell developing Monday, easing Wednesday.