extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Tuesday

North Island, remaining showers clearing and becoming mostly fine. However, cloud and isolated showers developing in the east. South Island, patchy morning drizzle in the east, otherwise fine spells, but a few showers remaining in the far south.

Wednesday

North Island, mostly sunny, but isolated showers in the far north and east. South Island, mostly sunny, but isolated showers in the west and far south.

Thursday

North Island, cloud increasing and isolated showers developing in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers to rain in the west, heavy in Fiordland.High cloud thickening elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, showers becoming frequent in the west. High cloud further east. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, easing to showers. Scattered falls for a time elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers developing early Tuesday behind a strong, cold southwest change. Winds gradually easing Wednesday, then strong northwesterlies develops Thursday

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, and northern Hawkes Bay

Rain developing in the Far North tonight and spreading south overnight, then clearing from the west during the afternoon.

The remainder of the North Island, also Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine with a few cloudy periods. Isolated showers developing from Taranaki to Manawatu tomorrow evening.

Buller to Fiordland, also Stewart Island

Rain or showers, with some heavy falls tonight and at first tomorrow for Westland and Fiordland.

Canterbury

Mainly fine, but becoming cloudy tomorrow evening with patchy drizzle.

Otago and the remainder of Southland

High cloud, with a few spots of rain for Southland at first. A few showers spreading from the south tomorrow, but retreating to coastal areas in the evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. A few showers developing tomorrow night.