extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Wednesday

North Island, fine spells and a few showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere, but the odd shower in Wairarapa at first. South Island, rain developing in Fiordland, and showers developing in Southland and Clutha, otherwise mainly fine.

Thursday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in Westland and the far north, rain in Fiordland, and a few showers elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, and in Bay of Plenty, Taupo, and the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

The odd shower early Wednesday, then fine and cloudy periods with light winds through to Thursday. On Friday, showers and southerlies developing.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells. The odd shower, mainly about eastern Northland.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Isolated showers, especially during the afternoons and evenings, when some could heavy and possibly thundery.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy periods today. Fine spells tomorrow, with isolated showers about the ranges.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mainly fine. However, isolated showers about Wellington and southern Wairarapa late tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine spells. A few showers inland during the afternoons and evenings, especially about the foothills.

Nelson and Buller

Isolated showers later today, possibly thundery inland. Fine spells tomorrow, with the odd shower.

Westland, Fiordland, Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, but isolated showers inland this afternoon and again tomorrow morning or afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, the odd shower tomorrow.