Now
14°
9°
A few morning showers, then becoming fine. Westerlies.
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Sunrise
Tue Jul 25 07:31:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue Jul 25 17:23:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
15°
°
Mainly fine, but cloud and northwesterlies developing in the evening.
Sunrise
Wed Jul 26 07:30:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Wed Jul 26 17:24:00 NZST 2017
Thu Jul 27 00:00:00 NZST 2017
15°
°
Occasional rain developing. Northerlies turning westerly.
Sunrise
Thu Jul 27 07:29:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Thu Jul 27 17:25:00 NZST 2017
Fri Jul 28 00:00:00 NZST 2017
12°
°
Rain easing to a few showers. Fresh southerly developing.
Sunrise
Fri Jul 28 07:28:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Fri Jul 28 17:25:00 NZST 2017

Today

14°

7°

Tomorrow

15°

8°

Thu Jul 27 00:00:00 NZST 2017

15°

7°

Fri Jul 28 00:00:00 NZST 2017

12°

4°

extended nz forecast

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Wednesday

North Island, a few showers in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls possible. Scattered rain developing in the south.

Thursday

North Island, Rain developing, possibly heavy in central and southern areas, turning to showers in the north later. South Island, Rain for most places, with heavy falls about the ranges. Easing to a few showers in the west and south. Snow lowering to 400 metres in the south and east.

Friday

North Island, Rain or showers for most places, clearing north of Taranaki to East Cape except for a few showers in Northland. South Island, Rain in the east easing to a few showers and retreating to the Kaikoura Coast, becoming fine and frosty elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Wednesday, then mainly fine Thursday, with strong northwesterlies developing. Rain and strong southeasterlies developing on Friday.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape

Occasional showers spreading east, heavy at times and possible thunderstorms, easing this morning and becoming isolated this afternoon.

Gisborne

A few showers developing late morning, more frequent and possibly heavy about East Cape, clearing this evening.

Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Cloudy periods and isolated showers, clearing this evening.

Whanganui to Wellington

A few showers north of Wellington, retreating to Whanganui and becoming fine elsewhere this morning.

Nelson and Marlborough to Otago

Fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.

Buller to Fiordland

Scattered showers, periods of rain about Fiordland.

Southland

Occasional showers about Stewart Island, spreading elsewhere for a time this morning until evening.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with occasional drizzle.

Stephens

Westerly 15 knots, but southwest 25 knots west of Farewell Spit to Hawera. Sea rough in the west. Southwest swell in the west, rising to 3 metres. Westerly swell in the east, rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in scattered showers, mainly in in the west.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Wednesday morning westerly 15 knots everywhere. Rising overnight Wednesday northwest 25 knots. Changing overnight Thursday southeast 35 knots with very rough sea. Southwest swell in west becoming heavy for a time Wednesday. Westerly swell in the east becoming moderate Wednesday, easing Thursday. Moderate southeast swell developing overnight Thursday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A pair of fronts cross the North Island today, followed by a narrow ridge over the country. A complex trough crosses the country on Thursday and early Friday, followed by another ridge.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Tuesday: Northeast 10 knots, turning southerly 10 knots but easing to variable 5 knots north of Otaki this morning, then easing to variable 5 knots everywhere around midday. Westerly 10 knots developing for a time this evening. Sea slight. Chance early showers, then becoming mainly fine this morning.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Becoming westerly 10 knots late morning, rising to northwest 20 knots in the evening. Cloud increasing, and a few late showers possible. Thursday: Northwest 20 knots easing late. Showers turning to rain in the morning. Friday: Early change to southerly 30 knots. Rain clearing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest half a metre, rising to 1 metre Thursday, easing to half a metre Friday. Southwest half a metre developing Friday.