extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Wednesday

North Island, rain in the east, scattered showers elsewhere, some heavy with possible thunderstorms. South Island, cloudier with occasional showers in the north and east, fine spells and isolated showers elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, rain in the east, sunny spells and isolated showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods and a few showers, especially in the north and east.

Friday

North Island, a few showers in the east and central areas, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, sunny spells and isolated showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and northeasterlies.

Northern and western areas from Northland to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some possibly heavy tomorrow.

Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Rain, widespread and heavier about the Coromandel Peninsula overnight, becoming scattered tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Periods, heavy at times about the hills and ranges.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Patchy light rain at times.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Occasional rain, easing in Buller and Westland tomorrow.

Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Patchy rain or drizzle, clearing tomorrow morning, then a few afternoon and evening showers inland.

Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods. A few spots of rain in Central Otago and Fiordland until morning. Scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and evening, some possibly heavy.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. The odd shower possible.