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weather warning

A complex front, preceded by strong and moist northwesterlies, is expected to move onto the South Island from the southwest on Sunday afternoon, then move slowly north over the Island during late Sunday and Monday


Now
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18°
11°
Fine spells. A few afternoon and evening showers, some possibly heavy and thundery. Light winds.
WSW
Sunrise
Sat Oct 24 06:13:00 NZDT 2020
Sunset
Sat Oct 24 19:47:00 NZDT 2020
Tomorrow
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11°
Drizzle clearing mid-morning, then fine spells developing. Chance of an afternoon or evening shower. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sun Oct 25 06:12:00 NZDT 2020
Sunset
Sun Oct 25 19:48:00 NZDT 2020
Mon Oct 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2020
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10°
Cloudy periods. Chance of an afternoon or evening shower. Light winds.
Sunrise
Mon Oct 26 06:11:00 NZDT 2020
Sunset
Mon Oct 26 19:49:00 NZDT 2020
Tue Oct 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2020
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Cloudy at first. Fine spells developing and a chance of shower. Rain from evening. light winds.
Sunrise
Tue Oct 27 06:09:00 NZDT 2020
Sunset
Tue Oct 27 19:51:00 NZDT 2020

Today

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11°

Tomorrow

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11°

Mon Oct 26 00:00:00 NZDT 2020

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10°

Tue Oct 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2020

17°

9°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

leisure marine forecast

Monday

North Island: Cloudy periods and isolated showers, but mainly fine in the east. South Island: Rain developing for most, but clearing in Southland, Fiordland and Otago later.

Tuesday

North Island: Rain spreading from the south, clearing later south of Palmerston North. However, mostly dry with isolated showers north of Waikato. South Island: Rain in Buller, Nelson and Marlborough easing by afternoon. Becoming mainly fine with isolated showers elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island: Rain or showers from Taihape northwards. Mainly fine further south. South Island: Mainly fine, just isolated showers in Westland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with strong northwesterlies on Monday. A period of rain with a strong southerly change Tuesday morning, then fine spells. Cloudy periods with strong southwesterlies on Wednesday.

Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Fine spells. Isolated afternoon showers possible.

Waikato to Taranaki including the central high country, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

Cloudy morning and night with patchy drizzle. Scattered showers during the afternoon and evening. Some may be heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible in Taupo, Taihape, Hawke's Bay and Gisborne this afternoon.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Nelson, Buller and Marlborough

Mainly fine, but cloud increasing with patchy drizzle developing this evening. Afternoon fine spells developing north of Nelson tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Mostly fine. Areas of low cloud or fog about the Canterbury Plains clearing this afternoon. Cloud increasing tomorrow, rain spreading north from afternoon, reaching Timaru at night.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain becoming persistent tomorrow with heavy falls for a time in the afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and drizzle at times.

Lake Taupo

Today:
Variable 5 knots, but afternoon lake breezes 10 knots. Waves less than half a metre. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few showers during afternoon and early evening, some could be heavy.
Tomorrow:
Variable 5 knots, but afternoon lake breezes 10 knots. Waves less than half a metre. Poor visibility in morning drizzle then fine spells. Fair visibility in a few afternoon and evening showers.
Sun Oct 25 11:00:00 NZDT 2020:
Northerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon. Cloudy periods. Afternoon showers possible.
Mon Oct 26 11:00:00 NZDT 2020:
Northwest 10 knots rising to 15 knots for a time. Cloudy periods. Showers possible from afternoon, rain in the evening.