extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Monday

North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Tuesday

North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.

Wednesday

Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island. Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.

Northland and Coromandel

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly in the east.

From Auckland to Waitomo, including Taihape, Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine. However scattered showers inland this evening, some heavy with possible thunderstorms and downpours about the central high country. A few showers returning to Taihape tomorrow afternoon.

From Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mostly fine and warm. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon and evening.

All the South Island except Fiordland

Mainly fine, but skies often cloudy about eastern areas from Kaikoura to Dunedin.

Fiordland

Cloud increasing. Drizzle developing about the fiords tonight and turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, and the odd shower.