extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Friday

Mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places, but a few showers in Gisborne and the far south.

Saturday

Mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers in Northland, Gisborne and the far south.

Sunday

North Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but the odd shower from Coromandel Peninsula northwards, and also about the Gisborne coast. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but the odd shower in the far south, and also about the Marlborough coast.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and showers on Friday. Mostly cloudy, with the odd shower on Saturday. Fine spells developing on Sunday. Strong southwesterlies, gale at first on Friday and again on Sunday.

Northland and Coromandel

Showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms in Northland today. Showers clearing from the west in the morning and becoming fine.

Auckland

Mainly fine, however, isolated showers becoming confined to the northeast this evening.

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

Mostly fine, with morning frosts inland.

Gisborne to Wellington

Occasional showers, mostly about the coast, clearing in the south tomorrow. Canterbury

Fiordland, Clutha and Southland

Cloudy periods with a few showers, mainly about the coasts.

Remaining South Island regional areas

Fine with frosts morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers, clearing tomorrow.

Plenty

Southeast 15 knots rising to 25 knots offshore this evening, becoming southeast 15 knots everywhere Thursday afternoon. Sea becoming rough offshore for a time. Southeast swell, 1 metre developing. Fair visibility in occasional showers, clearing Thursday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Southerly 15 knots, becoming Saturday morning variable 10 knots.