extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Wednesday

North Island, fine spells and a few showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere, but the odd shower in Wairarapa at first. South Island, rain developing in Fiordland, and showers developing in Southland and Clutha, otherwise mainly fine.

Thursday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in Westland and the far north, rain in Fiordland, and a few showers elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, and in Bay of Plenty, Taupo, and the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

The odd shower early Wednesday, then fine and cloudy periods with light winds through to Thursday. On Friday, showers and southerlies developing.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells. The odd shower, mainly about eastern Northland.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, some heavy in the afternoons and evenings.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy areas clearing tomorrow morning, then fine apart from isolated showers about the ranges.

From Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mainly fine. However, isolated showers about Wellington and southern Wairarapa late tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine spells. A few showers inland during the afternoons and evenings, especially about the foothills.

Nelson and Buller

Mostly fine, however isolated showers, possibly thundery inland this evening.

Westland, Fiordland, Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, however brief showers spreading north tomorrow morning and afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, the odd shower tomorrow.