TODAY |

Today
24°
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12°
A few showers, then becoming fine by evening. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Tue Apr 13 06:41:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Tue Apr 13 17:55:00 NZST 2021
Tomorrow
19°
°
The odd shower, turning to rain around noon, clearing evening. Northwesterlies strengthening morning, changing strong southwest afternoon.
Sunrise
Wed Apr 14 06:42:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Wed Apr 14 17:54:00 NZST 2021
Thu Apr 15 00:00:00 NZST 2021
21°
°
13°
Cloudy periods. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Thu Apr 15 06:43:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Thu Apr 15 17:52:00 NZST 2021
Fri Apr 16 00:00:00 NZST 2021
22°
°
13°
Cloudy periods and chance shower. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Fri Apr 16 06:44:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Fri Apr 16 17:51:00 NZST 2021

Today

24°

12°

Tomorrow

19°

9°

Thu Apr 15 00:00:00 NZST 2021

21°

13°

Fri Apr 16 00:00:00 NZST 2021

22°

13°

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Wednesday

North Island: Rain or showers developing, clearing for most later. South Island: Mainly fine, apart from showers in the far north and south clearing. Rain developing overnight in Westland and Fiordland.

Thursday

North Island: Mainly fine in the north and east. Isolated showers elsewhere, becoming more widespread in the west from Waitomo to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast. South Island: Rain or showers developing in the west and south, but mainly fine in the east.

Friday

North Island: A few showers in the west, but mainly fine from Bay of Plenty to Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island: Rain with possibly heavy falls in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere, but showers spreading north with a southwest change.

Chatham Islands

Rain with strong northerlies, easing to a few showers Wednesday as winds change westerly. Winds tending northwest and strengthening on Friday.

Northland to Waitomo, including Taupo

Mostly cloudy, with isolated showers.

Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Isolated showers clearing this afternoon and becoming fine.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

Occasional morning rain in Gisborne, otherwise mainly fine and warm. Scattered rain developing in Wairarapa this afternoon.

Taranaki to Wellington including Taumarunui and Taihape

Fine spells. Isolated showers becoming widespread for a time this morning and afternoon, possibly thundery.

Marlborough and Nelson

A few showers, some heavy, clearing this evening and becoming fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, with squally thunderstorms and hail possible.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Fine in Canterbury at first. Scattered rain elsewhere, becoming persistent in Otago and inland Southland this afternoon. A few showers developing in Canterbury from late morning.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and rain at times.

Colville

Tuesday : Variable 10 knots. Westerly 20 knots developing early afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southeast swell 1 metre. Northerly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Wednesday: Rising to northwest 30 knots in the morning, then changing southwest 30 knots late afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Thursday: Easing to westerly 20 knots early. Rough sea easing. Friday: Easing to westerly 15 knots later.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A complex low is slow moving to the west of the South Island with associated troughs crossing the country during today. The complex low is expected to weaken on Wednesday while shifting northward across the North Island, followed by unsettled westerlies on Thursday. Another trough moves across the South Island on Friday with strengthening westerlies.

Warning
Nil for Plenty

Forecast
Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Westerly 10 knots developing around midday, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Long fine breaks with isolated showers. Northeast swell half to 1 metre.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northwest rising to 20 knots early morning, then 25 knots late morning, changing southwest 25 knots by evening, then easing to 20 knots at night. Showers, easing in the evening. Northeast swell, rising to 1 metre for a time. Thursday: Westerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods. Easterly swell half to 1 metre. Northerly swell half to 1 metre. Friday: Turning northwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Easterly swell half to 1 metre. Northerly swell half a metre.