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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Wednesday, 23-Aug

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Fine at first apart from a few showers and isolated thunderstorms about Great Barrier Island and northern Coromandel Peninsula until mid-evening. A few showers about Northland and the Coromandel Peninsula tomorrow.

Waikato to Wellington, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine weather.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but a few showers about the coast, clearing from Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa tonight and elsewhere tomorrow evening.

The South Island

Mainly fine, but showers developing from Buller to Fiordland tomorrow morning, then turning to rain in Fiordland tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers, clearing tomorrow.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, mainly fine, apart from isolated showers in Northland and Coromandel Peninsula. South Island, a few showers in the west, turning to rain in Fiordland. Fine with high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods in the north, with patchy drizzle in Bay of Plenty and Coromandel Peninsula. A few showers about Kapiti Coast, fine elsewhere. South Island, periods of rain in the west, possibly heavy in Fiordland. Scattered rain in the far south. Fine with high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods with patchy drizzle in the north. Mainly fine elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers in central regions. South Island, periods of rain in the west and far south, possibly heavy in Fiordland and Westland. Scattered rain in the far south.Fine with high cloud elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods through to Saturday. A few light showers and fresh northwesterlies developing from late Friday.

Issued: 06:43pm Tuesday, 22-Aug-2017