Now
12°
10°
Often cloudy. Strong southerlies, easing tonight.
SSE
Sunrise
Wed Oct 18 06:27:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Wed Oct 18 19:46:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
15°
°
Cloudy periods. Northerlies developing morning, dying out at night.
Sunrise
Thu Oct 19 06:25:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Thu Oct 19 19:47:00 NZDT 2017
Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
18°
°
12°
Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud. Light winds. Northerlies developing at night.
Sunrise
Fri Oct 20 06:24:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Fri Oct 20 19:48:00 NZDT 2017
Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
17°
°
10°
Cloud increasing, with a few late showers. Northerlies easing late.
Sunrise
Sat Oct 21 06:22:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Oct 21 19:49:00 NZDT 2017

Today

12°

6°

Tomorrow

15°

9°

Fri Oct 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

18°

12°

Sat Oct 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

17°

10°

Tides for Wellington
Wed Oct 18 16:34:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.7M
Wed Oct 18 22:50:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.6M
Thu Oct 19 05:06:00 NZDT 2017
HIGH  1.6M
Thu Oct 19 11:20:00 NZDT 2017
LOW  0.6M

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Friday

North Island, mostly cloudy north of Taupo, with isolated showers. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island, fine, apart from drizzle in Fiordland turning to rain later, spreading into Westland and Southland at night.

Saturday

North Island, mostly cloudy, with rain or drizzle developing in the west from afternoon. Long fine spells for Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the west, and cloudy in the east. Scattered falls of rain developing in the east south of Timaru, a few showers spreading north into Canterbury.

Sunday

North Island, partly cloudy in the west, fine in the east. A few showers about the hills. South Island, rain in the west, and scattered falls in the east south of Timaru. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells with light winds on Friday, cloud increasing on Saturday with northwesterlies developing, turning showery strong southwest for a time on Sunday.

Northland to Waitomo

Fine apart from a few showers until evening.

Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Fine apart from isolated showers this afternoon and evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Showers, heavier and more frequent north of Wairoa, clearing tomorrow morning. However, spots of light rain developing tomorrow evening.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Taumarunui, Taihape and Wairarapa

Cloudy periods. A few areas of drizzle until evening.

Nelson and Marlborough excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Cloudy periods. A few showers about northwest Nelson. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.

Kaikoura Coast, Canterbury Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, but a few cloudy periods in the north until this evening.

Buller to Fiordland

Mainly fine, apart from some cloud and isolated showers about Buller and coastal Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some possibly heavy with hail, clearing tomorrow morning.

Cook

Southerly 30 knots easing to 20 knots this evening. Becoming northerly 15 knots Thursday morning. Rough sea, easing. Southerly swell rising to 3 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Friday evening northerly 25 knots, changing Saturday evening southerly 15 knots for a time, then rising Sunday northerly 35 knots for a time with very rough sea.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A ridge of high pressure spreads over the region today. A front moves onto the country from the west on Saturday, followed by another front over the South Island on Sunday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Southeast 25 knots gusting 35 knots, easing to 10 knots during the evening.Rough sea, easing this evening. A fine evening. Thursday: Turning northerly 15 knots in the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening.Sea slight. Mostly cloudy, afternoon fine breaks.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots, gradually rising to 20 knots by evening. Mainly fine, morning and evening cloud. Saturday: Rising to northwest 25 knots in the morning, then changing southerly 15 knots in the evening. Cloud increasing, with patchy late rain or drizzle. Sunday: Becoming northwest 25 knots. Fine spells with isolated showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre for a time Saturday.

Wellington

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

Situation
A ridge of high pressure spreads over the country today. A front moves onto the country from the west on Saturday, followed by another front over the South Island on Sunday.

Warning
NIL warning for COOK

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Wednesday: Southerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots but southeast 30 knots gusting 40 knots about the south coast, easing to southerly 15 knots everywhere late evening. Sea rough in the south, easing this evening. Mainly fine. Thursday: Changing northerly 10 knots early morning, and rising to 15 knots late morning. Easing to northerly 10 knots again in the evening. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots, gradually rising to 20 knots by evening. Mainly fine, morning and evening cloud. Saturday: Rising to northwest 25 knots in the morning, then changing southerly 15 knots in the evening. Cloud increasing, with a few late showers. Sunday: Becoming northwest 25 knots. Fine weather.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: For Wellington South Coast and Palliser Bay: Southerly 2 metres rising to 3 metres today, then easing to 1.5 metres Thursday, to 1 metre Friday and to half a metre Saturday. For Castlepoint: Southerly 2.5 metres rising to 3 metres today, easing to 2 metres Thursday, to 1 metre Friday and to southwest half a metre Saturday. Easterly 1 metre developing Saturday, rising to 1.5 metres for a time Sunday.