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weather warning

A series of fronts embedded in a strong northwesterly flow are forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to the west of the South Island, including the headwaters of the Otago and Canterbury lakes and rivers, and to the Tararua Range and Mount Taranaki


Now
19°
17°
14°
Heavy rain with thunderstorms possible, easing to a few showers in the evening. Strong northerlies gradually easing.
NNE
Sunrise
Sun May 09 07:30:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Sun May 09 17:31:00 NZST 2021
Tomorrow
19°
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15°
Occasional rain, more persistent at night. Northerlies developing in the afternoon, becoming strong overnight.
Sunrise
Mon May 10 07:31:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Mon May 10 17:30:00 NZST 2021
Tue May 11 00:00:00 NZST 2021
19°
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Rain, heavy at times, easing to showers in the afternoon as northwesterlies change southwest.
Sunrise
Tue May 11 07:32:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Tue May 11 17:28:00 NZST 2021
Wed May 12 00:00:00 NZST 2021
17°
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Showers clearing and becoming fine. Southerlies dying out in the morning.
Sunrise
Wed May 12 07:33:00 NZST 2021
Sunset
Wed May 12 17:27:00 NZST 2021

Today

19°

14°

Tomorrow

19°

15°

Tue May 11 00:00:00 NZST 2021

19°

9°

Wed May 12 00:00:00 NZST 2021

17°

6°

Tides for Westport
Sun May 09 09:19:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  2.9M
Sun May 09 15:30:00 NZST 2021
LOW  0.6M
Sun May 09 21:43:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  2.9M
Mon May 10 03:46:00 NZST 2021
LOW  0.6M
Mon May 10 09:54:00 NZST 2021
HIGH  3.0M
Mon May 10 16:05:00 NZST 2021
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island: Rain in central regions easing. A few showers further north, and south of Taranaki. High cloud for Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. South Island: A few showers in the west turning to rain at night. Elsewhere, mostly cloudy, with early drizzle in eastern Otago, then fine breaks.

Tuesday

North Island: A few showers turning to rain from the west, but dry in Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. South Island: Rain in the west and north with heavy falls, easing later. Rain spreading north elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island: Rain easing to showers, and clearing south of Auckland. South Island: Remaining rain or showers clearing in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and occasional rain with northwesterlies, clearing on Wednesday with a change to southerlies.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy with scattered rain.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Cloudy with scattered rain. Rain becoming widespread towards evening with some heavy falls.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

High cloud. Scattered rain at times, mainly this evening north of Napier.

Taihape, Whanganui to Wellington

Light rain at times, becoming more persistent and heavier this afternoon or evening.

Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, easing to few showers from the south during the day.

Marlborough and Canterbury

High cloud at times with few spots of rain. Scattered showers in Canterbury this afternoon and evening.

Otago and Southland

A period of widespread rain this morning, then isolated showers and increasing fine spells.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing with some light rain from evening.

Grey

Sunday : Northerly 25 knots, easing to northwest 15 knots this morning. Changing southwest 15 knots during the afternoon then easing to variable 10 knots late evening. Rough sea easing. Northerly swell, 3 metres easing. Long period southwest swell 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain and possible thunderstorms, easing afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 15 knots developing in the afternoon. Moderate southwest and northwest swells, both easing. Tuesday: Changing northwest 25 knots early, then southwest 25 knots later. Sea becoming rough. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Northwest swell becoming moderate for a time. Wednesday: Changing southeast 15 knots early, dying out later. Rough sea easing. Moderate southwest swell.