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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Tuesday, 24-Jul

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Fine spells a few showers. Showers more frequent and heavier at times from Waikato southwards.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine weather.

Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Scattered showers, turning to rain later today.

Buller, Nelson, Marlborough

Occasional rain. Snow to around 500 metres, chiefly morning and night. Clearing in Buller tomorrow.

Westland and Fiordland

Fine, with a few cloudy periods.

Canterbury, North Otago, Dunedin and Clutha

Cloudy periods with occasional showers.

Southland and Central Otago

Cloudy periods with a few showers, clearing overnight tonight.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, A few showers, clearing about Bay of Plenty and the east coast. South Island, Cloudy periods with a few showers in the east, clearing. Rain developing later in the west.


North Island, Showers spreading everywhere, then clearing about Bay of Plenty and the east coast later. South Island, Partly cloudy in the east, with a brief period of rain. In the west, rain easing to showers.


A few showers in the west of the country, some heavy about the South Island, mainly fine in the east of New Zealand.

Chatham Islands

Rain and strong or gale southerlies developing Wednesday. Rain continuing through Thursday and Friday as winds turn southwest.

Issued: 01:12pm Monday, 23-Jul-2018