extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west with a few light showers Taranaki northwards, and fine in the east. South Island, rain spreading north in the west, with some heavy falls possible. Increasing high cloud in the east, with late rain in the south.

Saturday

North Island, occasional showers in the west. Mainly fine with high cloud in the east, but a few showers in Wairarapa later. South Island, rain in the west, with some heavy falls possible,easing, brief rain then cloudy periods in the east.

Sunday

North Island, rain at times in the west. Mainly fine in the east. South Island, rain developing in the west, with some heavy falls possible, easing in the south later. A few showers further east. Chatham Islands

Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel

Scattered showers, some heavy, easing and becoming confined to Northland overnight, then clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Waitomo and Taumarunui

Fine apart from isolated showers, clearing this evening.

Taihape, Taranaki and Wanganui

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers with possible snow about the Desert Road until this evening, showers clearing tomorrow morning.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington

A few showers, some possibly heavy, clearing Wairarapa and Wellington tomorrow morning and elsewhere in the afternoon.

Manawatu and Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, also Nelson, Buller and Westland

Mostly fine.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine apart from isolated showers, clearing overnight.

Fiordland, Southland and Clutha

A few showers with snow to 600 metres, clearing this afternoon or evening and becoming fine. However, rain developing in Fiordland tomorrow.

The remainder of Otago

Fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers.