extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast


North Island: Cloud increasing. A few showers developing in the northwest, late rain in the west from Northland to Taranaki and in Wellington. South Island: Rain in the west, possibly heavy. Brief rain spreading elsewhere.


North Island: Rain in the west spreading everywhere, possibly heavy in central areas, easing later. South Island: Rain in the west and about Marlborough, clearing south of the Glaciers. Showers developing in the east.


North Island: Showers, clearing from western areas south of Auckland, north of Taranaki and in Bay of Plenty. South Island: Mainly fine or becoming fine in the west. Showers in the east clearing, apart from about the south coast and isolated showers lingering for Canterbury and Marlborough.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Rain developing Friday and persisting through Saturday. Northerlies, becoming strong on Friday, turning southerly on Saturday.

Northland and Gisborne

Long fine spells. Isolated showers, mainly in the east.

Auckland to Manawatu, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, however areas of morning fog. Cloud gradually increasing during the afternoon and evening with a few showers developing north of Rotorua.

Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington

Cloudy periods and patchy morning drizzle.

Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago

Mainly fine with high cloud. However, areas of low cloud or fog, becoming confined to the coast during the morning.


Mostly cloudy with a few showers developing this evening.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Occasional rain, clearing from Fiordland during the afternoon and evening.


Mostly cloudy with patchy morning rain.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few morning showers.

Lake Taupo

Variable 5 knots. Low waves. Cloudy periods.
Northerly 10 knots developing morning. Cloud increasing. A few showers.
Northwest 10 knots. Rain, possibly heavy, easing to showers later.
Westerly 15 knots, turning southerly 15 knots late. Showers clearing.