Today
19°
°
Fine. becoming cloudy tonight. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 23 06:06:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Sep 23 18:15:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
17°
°
Cloudy periods. A few showers from afternoon then evening rain. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 24 06:05:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Sep 24 18:16:00 NZST 2018
Tue Sep 25 00:00:00 NZST 2018
13°
°
Cloudy periods. Occasional showers developing in the morning, clearing in the evening. Brisk southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 25 06:03:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue Sep 25 18:16:00 NZST 2018
Wed Sep 26 00:00:00 NZST 2018
15°
°
Cloudy periods. Chance shower. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Sep 26 06:02:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Wed Sep 26 18:17:00 NZST 2018

Today

19°

9°

Tomorrow

17°

7°

Tue Sep 25 00:00:00 NZST 2018

13°

7°

Wed Sep 26 00:00:00 NZST 2018

15°

8°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, A few showers, clearing in the east and south later. Snow to 700m about the Central Plateau and 500m in the south. South Island, Rain, with snow to 200 metres in the south at first. Rain clearing north of Queenstown by afternoon.

Wednesday

North Island, A few showers west of Tauranga to Whanganui, fine in the east. South Island, A few showers for southern and western areas, with snow to 500m in the south. Fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, Isolated showers north of Palmerston North, fine in the south. South Island, A few showers north of Murchison and south of Queenstown, fine in between.

Friday

Mainly fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers inland for the North Island, and showers developing about the west coast of the South Island.

Chatham Islands

Periods of showers or rain. Northerlies turn strong westerly late Tuesday, then lighter southwest on Thursday.

A complex trough is expected to move over the South Island tonight, and may bring snow to low levels about the southern and eastern areas tomorrow.

In the west from Auckland to Wellington, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine today. Isolated morning showers in the west, turning to widespread rain from the evening, with possible thunderstorms.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from isolated showers in Gisborne today.

Wairarapa, also Nelson and Marlborough

Mostly fine, however, scattered rain tomorrow afternoon and evening, with possible thunderstorms.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain in Fiordland, spreading elsewhere tomorrow, with some heavy falls.

Canterbury and Otago, excluding Clutha

Rain spreading north this evening, becoming persistemt later tomorrow, and snow gradually lowering to 200 meters in the south.

Clutha and Southland

Rain at times, with snow to 400 metres tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, late drizzle tomorrow.

Colville

Southeast 20 knots, turning southwest 15 knots this morning. Moderate sea,easing. Easterly swell 2 metres, easing. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday afternoon northwest 25 knots, changing early Tuesday southwest 25 knots, easing later Wednesday 15 knots. Sea rough at times.

Coromandel

Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.

Situation
A narrow ridge of high pressure over New Zealand moves away to the northeast today and tomorrow. Meanwhile, a front moves over the North Island on Monday, along with an associated deepening low. The low system moves away to the east on Tuesday, leaving a strong and unsettled southwest flow over the country until Thursday, when another ridge spreads over New Zealand.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, tending westerly 10 knots this afternoon, then rising to southwest 15 knots this evening. Sea slight. Fine. Monday: Tending westerly 15 knots in the morning, and northwest 15 knots but 20 knots north of Slipper Island in the afternoon, and to 20 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots in the north in the evening. Sea becoming rough in the north in the evening. Poor visibility in rain developing evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to 25 knots for a time. Isolated showers. Wednesday: Westerly easing to 15 knots late. Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Thursday: Easing to southwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Monday and to half a metre or less Tuesday. Northerly half a metre developing Monday, dying out Wednesday.