Now
16°
9°
Often cloudy. Occasional light rain after midday, setting in at night. Northwesterly picking up.
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Sunrise
Sun Jun 24 07:42:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Jun 24 17:03:00 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
13°
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Morning rain, then cloudy periods and showers. Brisk westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Jun 25 07:42:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Jun 25 17:03:00 NZST 2018
Tue Jun 26 00:00:00 NZST 2018
12°
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Showers, chance heavy for a time, clearing afternoon. Fresh westerlies, easing later.
Sunrise
Tue Jun 26 07:42:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Tue Jun 26 17:04:00 NZST 2018
Wed Jun 27 00:00:00 NZST 2018
14°
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Mainly fine. Light winds.
Sunrise
Wed Jun 27 07:42:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Wed Jun 27 17:04:00 NZST 2018

Today

16°

8°

Tomorrow

13°

6°

Tue Jun 26 00:00:00 NZST 2018

12°

3°

Wed Jun 27 00:00:00 NZST 2018

14°

5°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

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Monday

North Island. Cloud increasing in the east, showers or rain elsewhere. Strong or gale southwesterlies developing. Snow lowering to 800 metres late. South Island. Showers in the west and south, mainly fine elsewhere. Snow lowering to 200 metres in the south.

Tuesday

North Island. Showers spreading everywhere, then clearing during the evening but remaining about the south and east. Snow lowering to 600 metres. Strong or gale southwesterlies. South Island. Showers, with snow to 200 metres in the south and 600 metres in the north at first, clearing for most later but lingering about Southland. Southwesterlies, strong or gale at first.

Wednesday

North Island. A few showers in the far north and about the east coast, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island. A few showers in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Showers, turning to rain for a time on Monday. Westerlies, strong at times, turning lighter southwest on Tuesday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods and occasional showers, but fine breaks and only isolated showers in Bay of Plenty.

Waikato to Kapiti, including the central high country

A few showers, becoming more frequent this afternoon, turning to rain this evening with possible squally thunderstorms about the coast.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, but cloud increasing from afternoon.

Wellington and Wairarapa

Cloud increasing and a few showers developing from about midday.

Marlborough to Otago

Cloudy periods. Showers spreading east this morning, but remaining mostly dry from the Canterbury Plains to the Kaikoura Coast.

Nelson and Buller to Fiordland

Periods of rain spreading east this morning, heavy falls in the west and possible squally thunderstorms.

Southland

Cloudy periods. Morning rain, then showers from late afternoon, some possibly heavy with hail and squally thunderstorms.

Chatham Islands

A few showers.

Stephens

Northwest rising to 30 knots this morning. Sea rough. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres. Northwest swell 1 metre developing, but 2 metres developing east of Farewell Spit to Hawera. Poor visibility in rain from this afternoon, with thunderstorms possible.

Outlook following 3 days: Turning Monday southwest 30 knots, rising for a time in the west Tuesday morning and afternoon southwest 40 knots with very rough sea. Easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots but southwest 25 knots in the west. Southwest swell in the west becoming heavy Tuesday, easing Wednesday. Northwest swell becoming moderate everywhere Monday, easing Wednesday.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A ridge over New Zealand moves northeast today, while a front moves northwards over the country. A second cold front follows on Monday, then a disturbed west to southwest flow for the rest of the forecast period.

Warning
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northwest 20 knots, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots this morning, then easing back to 20 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time morning through evening. Poor visibility in showers,turning to rain in the evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northwest 25 knots, easing to westerly 15 knots for a time. Showers, clearing afternoon. Tuesday: Northwest 20 knots, changing southwest 20 knots early,easing to 15 knots late. A few afternoon showers. Wednesday: Easing to variable 10 knots. Mainly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre developing today, rising to 1.5 metres Monday and to 2 metres for a time Tuesday. Northwest easing to 1 metre Wednesday. Southwest half a metre developing for a time Tuesday.