TODAY |

Now
20°
17°
12°
Showers, with squally thunderstorms and hail. Strong northerlies.
WNW
Sunrise
Sun Jan 17 06:19:00 NZDT 2021
Sunset
Sun Jan 17 21:08:00 NZDT 2021
Tomorrow
18°
°
13°
Showers, turning to rain afternoon, heavier from evening. Possible thunderstorms afternoon and evening. Northwesterlies, strong for a time.
Sunrise
Mon Jan 18 06:20:00 NZDT 2021
Sunset
Mon Jan 18 21:08:00 NZDT 2021
Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2021
19°
°
Rain, possibly heavy. Strong westerlies.
Sunrise
Tue Jan 19 06:21:00 NZDT 2021
Sunset
Tue Jan 19 21:07:00 NZDT 2021
Wed Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2021
15°
°
Rain, heavy at first, easing later. Gusty southwesterlies easing.
Sunrise
Wed Jan 20 06:22:00 NZDT 2021
Sunset
Wed Jan 20 21:06:00 NZDT 2021

Today

20°

12°

Tomorrow

18°

13°

Tue Jan 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2021

19°

9°

Wed Jan 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2021

15°

9°

Tides for Westport
Mon Jan 18 03:10:00 NZDT 2021
HIGH  2.9M
Mon Jan 18 09:12:00 NZDT 2021
LOW  0.6M
Mon Jan 18 15:25:00 NZDT 2021
HIGH  2.9M
Mon Jan 18 21:41:00 NZDT 2021
LOW  0.7M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island: A few showers, turning to rain in the west and south. Staying dry in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. Gale northwest in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the west and south at first, heavy and thundery at times, spreading elsewhere for a time.

Wednesday

North Island: Brief showers in the east. Elsewhere, rain or showers, easing. Gale northwest in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain in the south and west, heavy at times. Mainly fine elsewhere. Gale or severe gale cold westerlies in the far south.

Thursday

North Island: A few showers in the west. Dry about Wellington and in the east. South Island: Showers in the west and far south easing. Fine elsewhere. Gale westerlies in the far south easing.

Friday

North Island: Isolated showers in the west from Northland to Manawatu clearing, fine elsewhere. South Island: Scattered showers in the west and far south becoming confined to Fiordland. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Tuesday with strengthening northerlies. A period of rain on Wednesday, then showers clearing for a time on Thursday and winds changing westerly.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Showers developing this afternoon, with possible thunderstorms in the west. Clearing this evening, but showers returning for a time tomorrow morning.

Waikato to Kapiti, including the central high country

Periods of rain or showers today, with some heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. A few showers and fine spells tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay Wairarapa, and Wellington

Scattered afternoon and evening rain today, with possible thunderstorms in the west. Fine tomorrow, but a few showers about the Tararua District and northern Wellington.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Rain and thunderstorms about the ranges today, and scattered falls elsewhere. Mainly fine tomorrow, but a few afternoon and evening showers.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland, also Otago and Southland

Periods of rain or showers. Squally thunderstorms and hail, mainly afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers, clearing tomorrow.

Grey

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Sunday : Northwest 20 knots rising to 35 knots early evening. Changing southwest 35 knots late evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northwest swell 3 metres, easing. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres, period 11 seconds. Poor visibility in rain, with squally thunderstorms, easing late evening. Monday : Southwest 35 knots easing to 25 knots early morning. Turning northwest 25 knots around midday and rising to 35 knots in the afternoon. Changing southwest 25 knots early evening, and turning westerly 15 knots late evening. Sea very rough at times. Northwest swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres, period 11 seconds. Poor visibility in showers or rain, with thunderstorms possible afternoon and evening, easing south of Abut Head in the evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Tuesday: Rising to northerly 30 knots in the morning, changing westerly 35 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming very rough. Heavy westerly swell. Wednesday: Easing to southwest 25 knots early. Very rough sea easing. Heavy southwest swell. Thursday: Southwest 20 knots. Heavy southwest swell easing.