weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR COROMANDEL PENINSULA, WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY AND GISBORNE A trough is moving slowly southwards over the upper North Island preceded by easterly winds and a band of rain


Now
13°
12°
Occasional rain. Southeasterlies.
ENE
Sunrise
Mon Sep 26 19:16:20 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Mon Sep 26 19:16:20 NZDT 2016
Tomorrow
14°
°
10°
Mostly cloudy, a few showers. Southeasterlies.
Sunrise
Mon Sep 26 07:03:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Mon Sep 26 19:22:00 NZDT 2016
Tue Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
16°
°
10°
High cloud, a few spots of rain. Southeasterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Sep 27 07:01:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Tue Sep 27 19:23:00 NZDT 2016
Wed Sep 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2016
16°
°
11°
Cloudy periods, few showers. Southeasterlies.
Sunrise
Wed Sep 28 07:00:00 NZDT 2016
Sunset
Wed Sep 28 19:24:00 NZDT 2016

Today

13°

9°

Tomorrow

14°

10°

Tue Sep 27 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

16°

10°

Wed Sep 28 00:00:00 NZDT 2016

16°

11°

Tides for Wellington
Mon Sep 26 13:56:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  1.8M
Mon Sep 26 20:15:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.5M
Tue Sep 27 02:26:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  1.7M
Tue Sep 27 08:38:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.5M
Tue Sep 27 14:50:00 NZDT 2016
HIGH  1.7M
Tue Sep 27 21:07:00 NZDT 2016
LOW  0.6M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, rain in the east, heavy in Hawkes Bay and Gisborne at first, a few showers elsewhere, especially afternoon. South Island, often cloudy with patches light rain or drizzle.

Wednesday

North Island, rain in the east, showers becoming widespread elsewhere. South Island, rain in Marlborough, patches light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry in Southland and Clutha.

Thursday

North Island, rain or showers in most places, sunny breaks increasing Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods in Southland and Clutha.Elsewhere, scattered rain or drizzle gradually clearing.

Friday

North Island, a few showers in the east and far north, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, remaining drizzle patches clearing, and sunny spells increasing, but showers in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

From Tuesday through to Thursday, cloudy periods and northeasterlies.

Northland

Fine spells and a few showers.

Auckland, to Taranaki and Taumarunui, also Taupo

Periods of rain, possibly heavy at first, easing to a few showers this morning.

Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Rain, with some heavy falls, gradually easing.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Rain, persistent and heavier north of Wairarapa.

Wanganui, Taihape and Manawatu

Scattered rain.

Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington

Mostly cloudy. Patchy light rain at times.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Rain, becoming patchy in Nelson and Buller from this afternoon.

Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Cloudy, with patchy rain or drizzle.

Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Mostly cloudy. A few spots of rain in Central Otago and Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. A few showers possible.

Cook

Southeast 20 knots. Sea moderate. Fair visibility in occasional rain.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 20 knots.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A low and associated fronts remain slow moving over the upper North Island through to Wednesday. Meanwhile, a slow moving ridge lies to the east of the South Island. Another low approaches the North Island from the northeast on Thursday.

Warning
NIL warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Monday: Southeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots this morning. Sea slight. High cloud, and a few spots of rain.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southeast 10 knots. High cloud, and a few spots of rain. Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots. Cloudy periods with a few showers. Thursday: Southeast 10 knots. One or two showers at first, then sunny breaks increasing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Nil significant.

Wellington

Wellington Harbour and the south coast from Sinclair Head to Baring Head.

Situation
A low and associated fronts remain slow moving over the upper North Island through to Wednesday. Meanwhile, a slow moving ridge lies to the east of the South Island. Another low approaches the North Island from the northeast on Thursday.

Warning
NIL warning for COOK

Forecast
Monday: Variable 5 knots but easterly 10 knots about the south coast. Becoming southeast 10 knots but 15 knots in the south for a time this morning and afternoon. Sea slight. High cloud, and a few spots of rain.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southeast easing to 10 knots everywhere early. High cloud, and a few spots of rain. Wednesday: Southeast 10 knots. Cloudy periods with a few showers. Thursday: Southeast 10 knots. One or two showers at first, then sunny breaks increasing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly half a metre. For Castlepoint: Southeast 1 metre rising to easterly 2 metres today and to northeast 2.5 metres Tuesday. Northeast easing to 2 metres Wednesday.