Today
16°
°
Fine spells. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Wed Jul 27 15:28:19 NZST 2016
Sunset
Wed Jul 27 15:28:19 NZST 2016
Tomorrow
17°
°
10°
Cloudy periods, few showers about midday. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Jul 27 07:21:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Wed Jul 27 17:29:00 NZST 2016
Thu Jul 28 00:00:00 NZST 2016
15°
°
Showers to rain afternoon. Northwest turn southwest.
Sunrise
Thu Jul 28 07:20:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Thu Jul 28 17:29:00 NZST 2016
Fri Jul 29 00:00:00 NZST 2016
15°
°
Showers. Strong westerlies.
Sunrise
Fri Jul 29 07:19:00 NZST 2016
Sunset
Fri Jul 29 17:30:00 NZST 2016

Today

16°

5°

Tomorrow

17°

10°

Thu Jul 28 00:00:00 NZST 2016

15°

8°

Fri Jul 29 00:00:00 NZST 2016

15°

7°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Thursday

North Island, rain for most places, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the west. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. Rain in the south, and scattered rain in the east clearing for a time.

Friday

Showers in the west, may turning to rain for a time, fine in the east. However, scattered rain in the far south, with snow possible down to 400 metres at first.

Saturday

North Island, a period of rain for most places with heavy falls possible in the west. South Island, rain with some heavy falls in the west, rain or showers elsewhere, with snow to low levels in the south.

Chatham Islands

A period of rain later Thursday, with northwesterlies strengthening for a time. On Friday, showers and westerlies, may rise to gale for a time. On Saturday, rain developing and strengthening northwesterlies.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Fine apart from one or two showers.

Waikato and Bay of Plenty

Fine at first. Cloudy periods tomorrow with isolated showers developing.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine.

Waitomo to Wellington, including the central high country, also Wairarapa

Fine apart from brief showers tomorrow morning.

Nelson and Marlborough to Southland

Mostly fine with some high cloud. Brief rain about Nelson and the western ranges of the other areas overnight and again late tomorrow.

Buller and northern Westland

Fine at first. Showers tomorrow with a period of rain early morning and again at night.

Southern Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, heavy and possibly thundery tonight and again late tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers.

Colville

Southwest 15 knots, turning northwest 20 knots this morning. Sea becoming moderate. Northerly swell 1 metre, dying out. Fair visibility in showers this morning and afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Thursday morning northwest 30 knots, changing by Thursday evening southwest 30 knots, then rising for a time early Friday 40 knots. Easing late Friday westerly 25 knots, rising late Saturday southwest 35 knots. Sea very rough at times.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A series of weak troughs embedded within an unsettled westerly flow affect the area throughout the forecast period.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Wednesday: Westerly 10 knots, rising to northwest 15 knots this morning, easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in a few afternoon showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Saturday: Thursday: Northwest rising to 25 knots early, changing southwest 25 knots late.A period of rain, possibly heavy. Friday: Rising to westerly 30 knots early, easing to 20 knots late. Showers. Saturday: Westerly 20 knots, rising to southwest 30 knots late. Rain at times.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Saturday: Northerly half a metre or less.