extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers in Northland and about the higher ground where some may be heavy with thunderstorms possible during the afternoon. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and about Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and clearing early about Dunedin, Clutha and North Otago, fine spells elsewhere.

Monday

North Island, mainly fine with a few showers in the north and west. South Island, showers in the west and about the Canterbury high country. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers early Saturday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday and strengthening on Monday and Tuesday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. Fine spells. A few showers, mainly in the afternoons and evenings.

Waikato to Whanganui, including Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Mainly fine. Isolated showers inland, clearing from most places tonight but the odd shower persisting in Waikato until morning.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, Manawatu to Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Mostly fine, however showers about the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne ranges in the afternoons and evenings, some heavy.

Fiordland

Rain, mainly about the fiords.

Canterbury to Southland

Mostly fine, but areas of cloud morning and night. A few showers in the afternoons and evenings for inland Southland, eastern Otago and South Canterbury, possibly heavy.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. Cloud developing tomorrow, with a few showers later.

Lake Rotorua

Today:
Northeast 10 knots dying out this evening. Waves less than half a metre. Fair visibility in one or two showers until after dark.
Tomorrow:
Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots for a time in the afternoon.Waves less than half a metre. Mainly fine, but fair visibility in one or two afternoon and evening showers.
Friday:
Variable 5 knots. Cloudy with a few showers.
Saturday:
Northeast 10 knots developing in the morning. Mainly fine.