extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast


North Island: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers from Taranaki, the central high country and Bay of Plenty northwards. Fine in the east. South Island: Rain, possibly heavy, in the west, with scattered falls further east. Dry for Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin.


North Island: Rain developing in central and southern areas, with a few showers further north. Fine for Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. South Island: Heavy rain for the west with scattered falls in the south and north. Drizzle developing in Canterbury and coastal Marlborough. Northwest gales for exposed parts of Marlborough, Wellington and Wairarapa.


North Island: Rain for central and southern areas, with a few showers further north. Mainly fine for Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. South Island: Mostly cloudy. Rain in the west and north. Drizzle in the east clearing.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and light winds. Northerlies developing Sunday, then rain developing early Monday with a southwest change.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel

Fine today. Cloud periods tomorrow, with morning a few showers in Auckland and Coromandel, and isolated afternoon showers in Northland.

Waikato, Bay of Plenty to Kapiti Coast, including the central high country

Areas of morning and evening cloud, otherwise fine.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay

Fine , cloud increasing tonight with a few light showers, becoming confined to the ranges tomorrow afternoon and clearing in the evening.

Wairarapa, Wellington

Fine. Cloud increasing tonight with a few light showers, clearing tomorrow morning and fine spells increasing.

Marlborough, Canterbury

Fine. Areas of low cloud about the coast this evening and tomorrow morning.

Nelson, Buller, Westland

Fine, apart from some morning cloud tomorrow.

Fiordland, Southland, Otago

Fine. Cloudy about the fiords, with a few showers there clearing tonight.

Chatham Islands

Fine, morning and evening cloud.

Lake Rotorua

Variable 5 knots. Low waves. Cloud breaking and fine spells increasing this afternoon.
Southeast 10 knots developing in the morning, turning northeast 10 knots in the evening. Waves less than half a metre. Fine, apart from some morning and evening cloud.
Northeast 10 knots. Mostly cloudy. A few showers from evening.
Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, a few showers.