extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast


North Island, fine and cloudy areas. A few showers for Taranaki, Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, a few showers in the north and west, clearing in the north. Sunny breaks and variable high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers for Taranaki,Kapiti and Wellington. Gale northerlies for Wellington. South Island, high cloud in the east, with scattered late rain in the south. Rain setting in west of the divide, possibly heavy.Northerlies rising to gale in exposed places.


North Island, becoming cloudy and showers developing in central and southern areas. Fine in the north. South Island, rain for most places clearing, becoming fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and the odd shower on Tuesday and Wednesday, with northwesterlies changing southwest Tuesday, then dying. Northerlies developing Thursday, then brief rain later in the day with winds changing southwest again.

Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, with some high cloud tomorrow.

Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine at first, but high cloud increasing tomorrow, with showers developing about the western ranges after dark.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Showers turning to rain south of the Glaciers tonight and elsewhere tomorrow, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.

Otago and Southland

High cloud, with brief rain tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers tonight.

Lake Rotorua

Variable 5 knots. Waves less than half a metre. Cloudy periods,with fair visibility in patchy drizzle.
Variable 5 knots, but northwest 10 knots for a time in the afternoon.Waves less than half a metre. Cloudy periods, with fair visibility in one or two showers.
Northwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods.
Northwest 10 knots. Fine.