extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast


North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few morning showers in the east north of Christchurch, otherwise mainly fine. However, afternoon and evening showers for Southland and Otago.


North Island, mainly fine in the west. A few showers in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.


North Island, cloud increasing and showers developing. South Island, rain in the west with possible heavy falls, cloud increasing in the east with a few spots of rain spreading across.

Chatham Islands

Showery throughout Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Strong southerlies easing on Sunday, then dying out on Tuesday.


Cloud increasing, a period of rain overnight, followed by isolated showers tomorrow.

Auckland to Taranaki, including Coromandel

A few showers, but a period of rain tonight or overnight.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and the central high country

Fine today. Brief rain overnight and scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and evening, some heavy with hail.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Cloudy. A few showers, but a period of rain this evening.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Canterbury

A period of rain clearing from the south tonight, thundery at times in Canterbury. Scattered showers tomorrow, some heavy with hail from afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Rain, followed by a few showers this evening, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Westland and Fiordland

Showers, clearing overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Occasional rain tomorrow.

Lake Rotorua

Northwest 15 knots. Waves half a metre or less. Cloudy periods.
Northwest 10 knots changing southwest 15 knots before dawn, turning southeast 15 knots in the evening. Waves less than half a metre. Fair visibility in showers before dawn, and in the evening.
Southerly 15 knots turning southeast, dying out late. Mainly fine.
Variable 5 knots, but northerly 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and early evening. A few showers.