extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast


North Island, few showers in the west from Waikato to Kapiti, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, and a period of rain for Southland and Otago. Fine elsewhere.


North Island, few showers in the west, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in west and far south, with snow lowering to 500 metres in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


Remaining showers, and snow flurries to 500 metres in Southland, clearing and becoming mainly fine. However, a few showers developing about the east coast of the North Island.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing and southwesterlies easing on Sunday.Cloudy periods on Monday, with northwest winds developing. Showers developing on Tuesday behind a strong, cold southwest change.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country

Showers, some heavy and squally from Taranaki southwards overnight. Showers becoming isolated tomorrow evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but the odd shower spreading from the west until tomorrow morning.

Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast, Wellington and Wairarapa

Occasional rain, clearing tomorrow evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Occasional rain, clearing tomorrow morning.


Rain clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Occasional rain, with snow lowering to 700 metres this evening, clearing tomorrow morning and becoming mainly fine. However, rain returning to the fiords later.

Buller and Westland

Rain, clearing south of Greymouth this evening, and everywhere tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain.

Lake Rotorua

Northwest 20 knots, changing westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots overnight. Waves rising to a metre. Fair visibility in showers.
Westerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots easing to 20 knots in the afternoon, and to 15 knots in the evening. Waves 1 metre easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing in the afternoon.
Westerly 10 knots. Mainly fine.
Gradually easing to variable 5 knots late. A few cloudy periods and the odd evening shower.