weather warning

An active front is moving north across the South Island tonight, weakening over the North Island on Monday


Now
19°
16°
12°
Mainly fine, but chance of a shower this evening. Westerlies.
NW
Sunrise
Sun May 20 07:09:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun May 20 17:08:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
19°
°
Mainly fine but chance afternoon shower. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon May 21 07:10:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon May 21 17:08:00 NZST 2018
Tue May 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018
18°
°
10°
Cloud increasing, a few showers from afternoon. Northwesterlies picking up in the afternoon.
Sunrise
Tue May 22 07:11:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue May 22 17:07:00 NZST 2018
Wed May 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018
16°
°
Showers becoming more frequent and heavier for a time, then clearing later. Strong westerlies easing.
Sunrise
Wed May 23 07:12:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Wed May 23 17:06:00 NZST 2018

Today

19°

12°

Tomorrow

19°

9°

Tue May 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018

18°

10°

Wed May 23 00:00:00 NZST 2018

16°

5°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, showers for most, possibly heavy in the west. South Island, rain in the west and south, heavy, possibly thundery. Snow lowering to 600 metres in south. A few showers spreading up the coast.

Wednesday

North Island, Heavy rain in the west, bu showers later. Thunderstorms possible. Showers in the east with a southerly change. South Island, showers, with thunderstorms possible in the west and south at first. Snow to 600 metres in the south.

Thursday

North Island, Showers for most, but becoming dry about the east coast. Severe gale westerlies possible about Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa. South Island, showers for most, but dry in Canterbury. Gale westerlies possible in exposed places.

Friday

North Island, showers in the west, gradually clearing north of Auckland. Dry about the east coast. South Island, showers with cold southerlies.

Chatham Islands

Shower with westerlies. Westerlies strong at times, with gale possible on Friday.

Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells and a few showers, clearing later tonight. Showers returning tomorrow morning, some possibly heavy about the west coast.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine.

Waitomo to Manawatu, including the central high country

Cloudy periods and a few showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow morning.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Rain spreading north tonight, clearing tomorrow morning. Northwesterlies, severe gale in exposed places, easing tomorrow morning.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and squally thunderstorms. Snow lowering to 300 metres in Fiordland overnight. Showers tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Rain or showers, some heavy with hail, clearing tomorrow. Snow lowering to 300 metres overnight. Northwest gales, easing this evening.

Chatham Islands

Fine tonight. A period of rain tomorrow.

Plenty

Northwest 25 knots, easing to 15 knots this afternoon. Rough sea, easing. Northwest swell 1 metre, at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Tuesday afternoon northwest 25 knots and Wednesday morning to 35 knots.Change Wednesday afternoon southwest 30 knots. Tending early Thursday northwest 25 knots, rising westerly 35 knots later. Sea very rough at times. Moderate northerly swell developing Wednesday, easing Thursday.