weather warning

Heavy rain and severe northwest gales for parts of southern and central New Zealand A very strong, moist northwest flow spreads onto New Zealand today, and persists until at least Tuesday


Now
16°
13°
10°
Occasional drizzle. Westerlies.
W
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 06:59:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:18:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
17°
°
12°
Cloudy, a few showers developing evening. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 25 06:57:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Sep 25 19:18:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
16°
°
Rain, possibly heavy at times, easing evening. Fresh northwesterlies,.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 26 06:56:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Sep 26 19:19:00 NZDT 2017
Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
15°
°
Early rain then a few showers. Southwesterly breezes.
Sunrise
Wed Sep 27 06:54:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Sep 27 19:20:00 NZDT 2017

Today

16°

10°

Tomorrow

17°

12°

Tue Sep 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

16°

8°

Wed Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

15°

6°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain for most, with heavy falls about the ranges, easing to a few showers later. Severe gale northwesterlies in the east and south. South Island, rain or showers for most, heavy in the north and west at first. Severe gale northwesterly in Marlborough easing.

Wednesday

Showers for most of the country, becoming isolated evening.

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine with a few showers in Gisborne,Hawkes Bay and central high grounds. South Island, isolated showers in the west, turning to rain from evening. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, morning rain then a few showers. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to isolated showers later. Scattered rain or showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Tuesday, northwesterly gale for a time. Rain developing on Wednesday, clearing later on Thursday leaving cloudy periods. Gale northerly for a time on Friday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods.

Waikato to Kapiti Coast, including Taupo and Taihape

Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle, clearing from Taihape to Manawatu this afternoon. Rain developing everywhere tomorrow night.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine today, but cloud about the Tararua District. Scattered rain developing in Wairarapa tomorrow afternoon and Hawkes Bay in the evening. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed Wairarapa places tomorrow.

Wellington

Cloudy. Drizzle this evening, turning to rain tomorrow with severe gale northwesterlies.

Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine today. Rain developing tomorrow with severe gale northwesterlies about the Sounds.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy thundery falls at times.

Canterbury to Southland

High cloud thickening. A few spots of rain overnight, then fine. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed places, easing tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells, the odd shower this afternoon and evening.

Lake Taupo

Today:
Westerly 10 knots, easing to 5 knots this evening. Waves less than half a metre. Cloudy, with poor visibility in drizzle tonight.
Tomorrow:
Northwest 10 knots developing late morning, rising to 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves rising to half a metre. Cloudy with the chance of a few showers,rain developing at night with fair visibility.
Mon Sep 25 11:00:00 NZDT 2017:
Northwest rising to 20 knots, then easing to 10 knots evening. Rain, possibly heavy and thundery.
Tue Sep 26 11:00:00 NZDT 2017:
Easing to variable 5 knots. Rain easing to a few showers early.