New Zealand Weather

NZ  SHORT & EXTENDED FORECASTS

Short Forecast

Valid To Midnight Sunday

 

Northland to Waikato including Coromandel and Bay of Plenty
Isolated showers, mainly in the west, clearing tonight, returning tomorrow afternoon.

Waitomo to Wellington, including the Central High Country and Wairarapa
Isolated showers in Kapiti spreading everywhere this evening, clearing tomorrow morning or afternoon. Northwest gales in exposed parts of Wairarapa and Wellington today.

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay
Mainly fine.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Central Otago
Some high cloud. Isolated showers this afternoon and evening. Northwest gales in exposed parts of Marlborough today.

Buller and Westland
Heavy rain, clearing this evening or overnight, but returning to Westland tomorrow afternoon.

Dunedin, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland
High cloud, a few showers about Fiordland and Stewart Island, more persistent tomorrow, then spreading elsewhere for a time from afternoon.

Chatham Islands
Occasional showers, mainly tomorrow afternoon.

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Extended Forecast

Monday
North Island: Areas of cloud morning and evening in the west. Isolated showers about the west coast of Northland. Otherwise fine. South Island: Periods of rain in Fiordland. Morning rain about Westland, easing to isolated showers, and the odd shower also possible about Southland. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Tuesday
North Island: Morning cloud in the west, otherwise fine. South Island: Rain for Fiordland, southern Westland, and spreading late into Southland. Fine elsewhere, with a hot afternoon for Otago, Canterbury and Marlborough.

Wednesday
North Island: Morning cloud in the west, otherwise fine. A hot afternoon for Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. South Island: Rain for Fiordland, Westland, Southland, Otago, and spreading late into Canterbury. Otherwise fine, with a hot afternoon for Canterbury and Marlborough.

Chatham Islands
Fine spells and northwesterlies throughout.

Severe Weather Warnings & Watches

Heavy rain and gale northwesterlies for parts of central and southern New Zealand
An active front is forecast to move northwards across southern and central New Zealand today (Saturday), bringing brief heavy rain to the west coast of the South Island and the Tararua Range, and gale west to northwest winds to parts of the lower North Island and eastern South Island.

Watches remain in force.

People are advised to keep up to date with the latest forecasts.

Heavy Rain Watch

Area: Tararua Range
Valid: 7 hours from 11:00pm Saturday to 6:00am Sunday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: The ranges of Westland from Otira northwards, and the Buller ranges
Valid: 9 hours from 1:00pm to 10:00pm Saturday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Area: The ranges of Westland south of Otira
Valid: 7 hours from 9:00am to 4:00pm Saturday
Forecast: Periods of heavy rain. Rainfall amounts may approach warning criteria.

Strong Wind Watch

Area: Inland Marlborough and the Sounds
Valid: 11 hours from 9:00am to 8:00pm Saturday
Forecast: Northwest winds may approach severe gale at times.

Area: Wellington and Wairarapa from Featherston southwards
Valid: 8 hours from 3:00pm to 11:00pm Saturday
Forecast: Northwest winds may approach severe gale at times.

Area: Canterbury High Country
Valid: 4 hours from 9:00am to 1:00pm Saturday
Forecast: Northwest winds may approach severe gale at times.

Area: Coastal Clutha south of Owaka, and coastal Southland including Stewart Island
Valid: 8 hours from 10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday
Forecast: West to northwest winds may approach severe gale at times.

thunderstorm warnings & watches

There are no Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in force.

Heavy Rain Warnings

There are no Heavy Rain Watches in force.

Road Snowfall Warnings

There are no Road Snowfall Warnings in force for Napier-Taupo Road (SH5), Desert Road (SH1), Remutaka Hill Road (SH2), Lewis Pass (SH7), Arthur's Pass (SH73), Porters Pass (SH73), Haast Pass (SH6), Lindis Pass (SH8), Crown Range Road, Milford Road (SH94), Dunedin to Waitati Highway (SH1)

CURRENT STATUS OF CYCLONE ACTIVITY

 

There are presently no tropical cyclones in the Coral Sea or South
Pacific areas.

No tropical cyclones are expected.

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