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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Tuesday, 24-Oct

Northland to Waikato, also Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne

Today, rain with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, easing to isolated showers late afternoon or evening. Tomorrow, fine breaks and a few showers, possibly heavy.

Waitomo to Taranaki, also Taupo, Taihape, Whanganui and Hawkes Bay

Today, rain easing to isolated showers this afternoon or evening. Tomorrow, fine breaks and a few showers, possibly heavy.

Manawatu to Kapiti, also Wairarapa

Cloudy periods and a few showers, possibly heavy tomorrow.


Fine, apart from a few showers early tomorrow morning.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from isolated showers about the ranges.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Mostly cloudy, showers, heavy at times, easing tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

A few showers spreading north this afternoon, some possibly heavy in Canterbury and North Otago. However, mainly fine in Canterbury and Otago tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few showers, turning to rain for a time tomorrow.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, mainly fine, but showers developing in the west. Northwesterly gales possible in Wairarapa. South Island, rain or showers developing for most, heavy falls possible in the west.

Thursday North Island, showers in the west and a few showers elsewhere, becoming isolated afternoon or evening. South Island, showers for most, becoming isolated in the morning.


North Island, rain at times in the west. Isolated showers in the north and east, mainly fine in the south. South Island, partly cloudy with isolated showers for most. Rain at times in the west and north from late afternoon or evening.

Chatham Islands

Partly cloudy with a few showers on Wednesday. Periods of rain on Thursday, clearing later and becoming mainly fine through to Friday.

Issued: 12:14pm Monday, 23-Oct-2017