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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 01-Nov

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods, with a few light showers clearing this afternoon.

The remainder of the North Island

Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Cloud increasing. Patchy drizzle, turning rain south of the Glaciers this morning.

The remainder of the South Island

Fine, apart from areas of high cloud.

Chatham Islands

Increasing fine spells. Remaining showers clearing this morning.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, fine in the east, cloudy periods elsewhere,but drizzle from Taranaki to Wellington. Severe northwest gales about Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island, heavy rain in the west and a period of rain in the south. High cloud elsewhere. Severe northwest gales in the south and east.


North Island, a period of rain then clearing with northwesterlies easing. South Island, showery in the south and west with snow about the ranges. Rain in the north clearing early on.


A few showers.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine on Sunday and Monday with strong northwesterlies, but rain from late Monday, clearing Tuesday.

Issued: 04:10am Saturday, 01-Nov-2014