Now
19°
17°
Fine. Southeasterlies developing this afternoon.
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Sunrise
Mon Apr 24 06:57:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Mon Apr 24 17:39:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
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°
Some morning cloud, then fine. Southeasterlies dying out in the morning.
Sunrise
Tue Apr 25 06:58:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Tue Apr 25 17:38:00 NZST 2017
Wed Apr 26 00:00:00 NZST 2017
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10°
Fine with light winds. Cloud developing in the evening.
Sunrise
Wed Apr 26 06:59:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Wed Apr 26 17:37:00 NZST 2017
Thu Apr 27 00:00:00 NZST 2017
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13°
Mainly fine, morning cloud. Light winds.
Sunrise
Thu Apr 27 07:00:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Thu Apr 27 17:35:00 NZST 2017

Today

19°

9°

Tomorrow

20°

8°

Wed Apr 26 00:00:00 NZST 2017

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10°

Thu Apr 27 00:00:00 NZST 2017

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13°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, mainly fine, apart from isolated showers in Northland and afternoon showers about the Gisborne ranges. South Island, mainly fine, apart from occasional drizzle in Westland and Fiordland.

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine, apart from isolated showers in Northland, Taranaki and Tararua Range. South Island, rain or showers in the west, scattered rain in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, isolated showers in the north and west. Mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, rain with possible heavy falls in the north and west, scattered rain elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers developing on Wednesday with strengthening southerlies. Showers clearing and southerlies dying out on Thursday, and becoming mainly fine through to Friday.

Northland to the Kapiti Coast, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Fine, apart from a few showers in western Northland clearing this afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Cloudy periods and a few showers in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, spreading to Wairarapa this evening.

Wellington

Mainly fine, but drizzle in the south this evening and tomorrow morning.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from areas of cloud tomorrow morning.

Buller and Westland

Fine today. Becoming cloudy tomorrow with drizzle south of Hokitika.

Canterbury

Mainly fine in the afternoons, but areas of low cloud or fog in the evenings and mornings.

Otago and Southland

Cloudy with patchy light rain, becoming confined to eastern Otago tomorrow morning then clearing to fine tomorrow afternoon.

Fiordland

Cloudy periods with drizzle patches.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy at times with drizzle this evening.

Stephens

Southeast 15 knots but southwest 20 knots west of Cape Farewell to Hawera. Becoming southeast 15 knots everywhere this afternoon, rising to 25 knots this evening, then gradually easing to southeast 15 knots Tuesday morning. Becoming variable 10 knots Tuesday afternoon. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell in the west, 2 metres. Westerly swell in the east, 1 metre. Southerly swell in the east, 1 metre developing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday northwest 15 knots, rising Friday 30 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell in west. Moderate northwest swell developing Friday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A ridge covers the region for the next few days. Northerlies strengthen on Thursday and Friday ahead of an approaching front.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Monday: Southerly 10 knots but southwest 15 knots south of Otaki, becoming variable 5 knots but southeast 15 knots in the south this evening. Sea slight. Fine weather. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots, but southeast 15 knots in the south. Turning southwest 10 knots in the south in the morning, then southwest 10 developing in the north in the afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots everywhere in the evening. Sea slight. Fine weather.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Northerly 10 knots developing. Cloudy periods. Thursday: Northerly 10 knots, rising to 15 knots in the south. Cloudy periods. Friday: Northeast 15 knots. Cloudy periods, late rain.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1.5 metres Friday.