extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast


North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few morning showers in the east north of Christchurch, otherwise mainly fine. However, afternoon and evening showers for Southland and Otago.


North Island, mainly fine in the west. A few showers in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.


North Island, cloud increasing and showers developing. South Island, rain in the west with possible heavy falls, cloud increasing in the east with a few spots of rain spreading across.

Chatham Islands

Showery throughout Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Strong southerlies easing on Sunday, then dying out on Tuesday.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel

Fine spells and isolated showers.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and the central high country

Scattered showers, some heavy with hail this afternoon and evening.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

A few showers, clearing from Horowhenua Kapiti Coast this morning. Showers retreating to south coast in the afternoon.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Canterbury

Scattered showers, some heavy with hail this afternoon and evening, with possible thunderstorms north of Canterbury.

Westland, Fiordland, Southland and Otago

Mainly fine. A few showers in southern Fiordland and Southland clearing this afternoon. Isolated showers north of Hokitika.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain developing.


Westerly 20 knots, changing southeast 20 knots this evening. Sea moderate. Poor visibility in showers this evening. Easterly swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Southeast 20 knots, easing Monday 10 knots, becoming Tuesday northerly 15 knots.