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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Thursday, 29-Jun

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Showers about Coromandel and Great Barrier Island, some heavy. A few spreading to northern Auckland and Northland today, then clearing most places tomorrow evening.

Waikato to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine. Areas of overnight frost or fog.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Long fine spells, but a few showers, mainly near the coast.

Wairarapa and Wellington

Mostly cloudy with a few showers. Fine spells increasing tomorrow.

Nelson and Marlborough

Cloud increasing and a few showers developing this evening. Fine spells increasing tomorrow.


Cloudy periods.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Showers about Buller and Westland, spreading to Fiordland tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Fine, but areas of low cloud morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with a few light showers.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, a few showers developing from Northland to Taranaki. Cloud increasing elsewhere. South Island, rain developing in the north and west, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms. High cloud increasing elsewhere, with scattered rain spreading across later in the day.


Periods of rain, with heavy falls possible for the north of the North Island, and also the northern and western South Island.


Rain turning to showers in most places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers from Friday to Sunday. Southeasterlies turning northeast on Friday, then becoming strong on Sunday.

Issued: 01:27pm Wednesday, 28-Jun-2017