weather warning

HEAVY RAIN IN THE WEST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND EASING THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING


Now
19°
15°
11°
Cloudy periods and a few showers. Strong westerlies.
W
Sunrise
7.24AM
Sunset
5.35PM
Tomorrow
17°
°
Cloudy periods,chance morning shower.W ly eases,late N ly.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.36PM
Tuesday
19°
°
11°
A period of morning rain. Westerly change.
Sunrise
7.23AM
Sunset
5.36PM
Wednesday
19°
°
12°
Cloudy periods, chance shower. Westerlies.
Sunrise
7.22AM
Sunset
5.37PM

Today

19°

11°

Tomorrow

17°

9°

Tuesday

19°

11°

Wednesday

19°

12°

Tides for Whangarei
Tides for Marsden Point
10:58AM
HIGH  3.0M
4:57PM
LOW  0.5M
11:27PM
HIGH  3.1M
5:31AM
LOW  0.5M
11:47AM
HIGH  3.0M
5:46PM
LOW  0.6M
10:37AM
HIGH  2.6M
4:41PM
LOW  0.5M
11:04PM
HIGH  2.8M
5:16AM
LOW  0.5M
11:26AM
HIGH  2.6M
5:31PM
LOW  0.5M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Tuesday

North Island, a period of rain, with some heavy falls in the west, then a few showers in the west and dry in the east. South Island, mainly fine in the east with morning frosts, possibly severe, but morning rain for the Sounds and Golden Bay. Cloud increasing in the west, with rain or drizzle developing.

Wednesday

North Island, occasional showers in the west, and mainly fine in the east. South Island, periods of rain in the west, with heavy falls possible, and a few spots of rain in the east.

Thursday

North Island, rain for most places, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms in the west. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls possible. A few showers in the east.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Tuesday and Wednesday, and strong southwesterlies easing and turning northwesterly. Rain at times on Thursday with strong westerlies.

WARNINGS ARE IN FORCE FOR SEVERE GALES AND HEAVY RAIN IN MANY AREAS.

Northland to Kapiti, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, central high country, and Wairarapa

Occasional showers, some heavy, clearing overnight in Bay of Plenty and Wairarapa, and gradually clearing everywhere else tomorrow. Westerly gales, possible severe in the south, easing tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but the odd shower today.

Wellington, Marlborough and Canterbury

Showers inland today. Fine about Wellington and the coast and everywhere tomorrow. Severe northwest gales, easing tomorrow.

Nelson

Showers today. Fine tomorrow.

Buller to Fiordland

Periods of rain today, heavy at times with squally thunderstorms and snow to 500, rising this evening. Showers tomorrow, gradually easing.

Southland and Otago

Periods of rain, with to snow 100 metres in Southland and 300 metres in Otago at times. Rain easing to showers tomorrow morning and retreating to the south coast.

Chatham Islands

Showers developing this evening. Northwest gales, severe for a time.

Brett

*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northerly 35 knots changing westerly 30 knots late morning. Very rough sea easing. Northerly swell 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in rain this morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing Monday afternoon westerly 15 knots. Rising Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots, change Tuesday afternoon westerly 15 knots. Sea rough at times. Northerly swell becoming moderate for a time Tuesday.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

Situation
Strong west to northwesterlies ease on Monday as a narrow ridge moves over the country. A series of weaker troughs follow from Tuesday to Thursday, embedded within an unsettled westerly flow.

Warning
GALE warning for BRETT

Forecast
Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots. Easing to westerly 20 knots overnight. Rough sea, easing overnight. Poor visibility in showers. Monday: Westerly 20 knots, easing to 15 knots late morning and to variable 5 knots in the evening. Moderate sea, easing late morning. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, then fine spells.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northerly 25 knots developing in the morning then turning westerly, easing to 15 knots late. Morning rain, possibly heavy,then a few showers. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots rising to northwest 20 knots. Fine spells, few showers. Thursday: Northwest 25 knots changing westerly 20 knots. Rain, possibly heavy, then a few showers.