TODAY |

Now
8°
Fine spells with the odd shower clearing this evening. Fresh southerlies easing.
SE
Sunrise
7.08AM
Sunset
5.43PM
Tomorrow
11°
°
Fine with morning frosts. Light winds at first,northerlies gradually strengthening.
Sunrise
7.07AM
Sunset
5.43PM
Tuesday
12°
°
A fine day, then rain developing overnight.Northerlies,strong at times.
Sunrise
7.05AM
Sunset
5.44PM
Wednesday
13°
°
10°
Early rain, then cloudy periods and chance shower. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
7.04AM
Sunset
5.45PM

Today

8°

2°

Tomorrow

11°

7°

Tuesday

12°

8°

Wednesday

13°

10°

Tides for Wellington
7:12PM
HIGH  1.6M
1:40AM
LOW  0.7M
7:36AM
HIGH  1.5M
1:45PM
LOW  0.7M

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Tuesday

North Island, mainly fine, rain spreading from the west in the evening and overnight. South Island, rain in the west and north, possibly heavy, snow to about 800 metres in the south, scattered falls spreading elsewhere. Gale northerlies possible.

Wednesday

North Island, rain clearing early, then becoming fine in the east but a few showers lingering in the west. South Island, fine, apart from showers in the west and early rain in the north.

Thursday

North Island, showers or rain for most. South Island, periods of rain in the west and north, with snow to 1200 metres. Cloudy periods elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, showers or rain for most. South Island, rain in the west, clearing. Showers developing in the east with snow lowering to 600 metres.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, then showers developing on Wednesday, turning to rain Friday. Northerlies developing Tuesday, strong for a time Wednesday and Friday.

Northland

Rain, easing to isolated showers tonight.

Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula

Mainly fine, but isolated showers over northern Auckland and eastern Coromandel.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country and Bay of Plenty

Mostly fine, but isolated showers about Wellington clearing tonight. Overnight frosts, severe in some places.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Scattered showers, clearing from Wairarapa overnight and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine, apart from a few showers about coastal Marlborough today. Overnight frosts, severe in some places.

Nelson and Buller, also Otago and Southland

Fine weather. Overnight frosts, severe in some places.

Westland and Fiordland

Fine today. Cloudy areas and a few showers spreading north tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

A few light showers clearing tonight. Mainly fine tomorrow.

Cook

Southerly 30 knots, easing to 15 knots later this evening, and to variable 10 knots overnight tonight. Northerly 15 knots developing Monday morning, rising to 25 knots south of Sinclair Head Monday evening. Sea rough at times. Fair visibility in showers, clearing tonight. Southerly swell, 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday morning northerly 35 knots, easing early Wednesday northwest 20 knots, rising Thursday northwest 35 knots. Sea very rough at times.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A trough lies to the northeast of the North Island, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. The ridge moves away to the east on Monday, and another trough moves across the country during Tuesday and Wednesday. Disturbed northwesterlies affect much of New Zealand on Thursday as a low moves across the lower South Island.

Warning
NIL warning for COOK GALE warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Sunday: Southeast 20 knots, easing to 15 knots early evening and to 10 knots tonight. Becoming northeast 10 knots overnight. Moderate sea, easing early evening.Cloudy periods, the odd shower. Monday: Northeast 10 knots. Becoming northerly 15 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Rising to northerly 25 knots afternoon. Mainly fine, late rain. Wednesday: Turning northwest 15 knots early. Early rain, then odd shower. Thursday: Rising to northwest 25 knots. Few showers, turning to rain for a time.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 to 1.5 metres Tuesday, and to 2.5 metres Thursday

Wellington

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

Situation
A trough lies to the northeast of the North Island, as a ridge of high pressure builds over the country. The ridge moves away to the east on Monday, and another trough moves across the country during Tuesday and Wednesday. Disturbed northwesterlies affect much of New Zealand on Thursday as a low moves across the lower South Island.

Warning
NIL warning for COOK

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Sunday: About the south coast - Southerly 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 20 knots early evening and to 15 knots tonight. Becoming northeast 10 knots overnight. In the harbour - Southeast 15 knots, easing to 10 knots early evening and to variable 5 knots tonight. Northeast 10 knots developing overnight. Rough sea about the south coast, easing early evening. Fair visibility in showers,clearing tonight. Monday: Northeast 10 knots, turning northerly 10 knots late morning, rising to 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Rising to northerly 25 knots afternoon. Mainly fine, late rain. Wednesday: Turning northwest 15 knots early. Early rain, then chance shower. Thursday: Rising to northwest 25 knots. Few showers, turning to rain for a time.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: For the South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres easing to 1 metre Monday and to half a metre Tuesday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 2.5 metres easing to 2 metres today, to 1.5 metres Monday and to half to 1 metre Tuesday.Northeast half a metre developing Monday, rising to 1 metre Tuesday, and to 1.5 metres for a time early Wednesday.