Now
16°
9°
Showers, clearing this evening. Light winds.
NNE
Sunrise
Thu Sep 21 06:11:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Thu Sep 21 18:16:00 NZST 2017
Tomorrow
15°
°
Fine spells, a few showers until evening. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Fri Sep 22 06:09:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Fri Sep 22 18:17:00 NZST 2017
Sat Sep 23 00:00:00 NZST 2017
17°
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10°
Sunny spells, becoming cloudy evening. Northwesterlies developing.
Sunrise
Sat Sep 23 06:07:00 NZST 2017
Sunset
Sat Sep 23 18:18:00 NZST 2017
Sun Sep 24 00:00:00 NZST 2017
19°
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12°
Cloudy, occasional showers. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sun Sep 24 07:06:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Sep 24 19:19:00 NZDT 2017

Today

16°

7°

Tomorrow

15°

6°

Sat Sep 23 00:00:00 NZST 2017

17°

10°

Sun Sep 24 00:00:00 NZST 2017

19°

12°

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, fine spells. Remaining showers in the east and also about Northland clearing. Cloud increasing from Waikato to Kapiti in the evening, with a few showers for Kapiti. South Island, showers in the south and west and mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island, mostly cloudy in the west with a few showers from Waikato southwards. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west, turning to rain about south Westland and Fiordland, with heavy falls later. Mostly sunny elsewhere.

Monday

North Island, rain spreading everywhere, with heavy falls in the west from Waitomo southwards. South Island, rain in the west, heavy at times with thunderstorms possible. Brief rain in the east.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Saturday with easterlies dying out. Cloudy periods and northwesterlies developing on Sunday, with northwesterlies strengthening on Monday.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Coromandel

Showers becoming widespread and heavy for a time overnight and tomorrow morning, with possible thunderstorms. Fine spells increasing from afternoon.

Waitomo, Taumarunui and Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and Taupo

A few showers, some heavy, but long fine spells as well.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Rain clearing tonight. A few showers tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and evening when some may be heavy.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Occasional rain, more perstistent and heavy for a time tomorrow morning, then easing.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Showers clearing tonight, but a few return north of Hokitika tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Showers about eastern Otago until midday tomorrow. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Fiordland

Scattered rain developing tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

A few showers developing tomorrow.

Stephens

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 20 knots developing west of Farewell Spit to Hawera this morning. Southeast 20 knots developing in the east this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell in the west, 3 metres easing. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres easing. Northerly swell in the west rising to 1 metre for a time.Fair visibility in a few showers,clearing this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Saturday morning northwest 20 knots, rising Monday to 35 knots with sea becoming very rough. Moderate southwest swell in the west,easing Saturday.Moderate northwest swell developing Monday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A complex low moves slowly over the region today while a narrow ridge moves over the South Island. The ridge moves over the North Island on Saturday,followed by strengthening northwesterlies during Sunday ahead of a front that moves over the country on Monday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this afternoon, changing southeast 15 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fair visibility in a few afternoon and evening showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northerly 15 knots developing morning, easing to 10 knots later. Sunny spells, cloud increasing evening with a few showers. Sunday: Rising to northwest 20 knots morning. Occasional showers. Monday: Northwest rising to 25 knots morning and 30 knots late. Rain setting in.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre or less late today, then rising to 1 metre again Sunday and to 2 metres Monday.