extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Friday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, and also in Bay of Plenty and the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and Westland, rain easing to showers in Fiordland, and cloudy periods with isolated showers elsewhere.

Saturday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Taihape, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, and also in the west from Taupo down to Manawatu. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers turning to rain in Fiordland, a few showers developing in Westland and Buller, and mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, a few showers late Friday and early Saturday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday and strengthening.

Northland to Waitomo, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape

Cloudy periods morning and night. Isolated showers, especially during the afternoons and evenings, some possibly heavy.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Few showers clearing this evening, then fine. Afternoon showers inland tomorrow.

Taranaki to Wellington also Wairarapa, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Mostly sunny. Isolated showers in Buller clearing this afternoon. Becoming cloudy in Wellington and southern Wairarapa tomorrow night.

Fiordland

Periods of rain from afternoon.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Mostly sunny today. Isolated afternoon showers in south Canterbury tomorrow. Becoming cloudy about the east coast later.

Otago and Southland

Rain developing in Stewart Island late afternoon, scattered falls spreading north for a time overnight. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon, some heavy in eastern Otago.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy today, sunny tomorrow.