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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 29-Nov

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

A few showers, easing tonight and clearing tomorrow morning.

The remainder of the North Island

Occasional showers, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms, easing tonight. Isolated showers confined to western areas tomorrow, clearing Waikato by afternoon.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Scattered showers, some heavy with hail and thunderstorms, clearing this evening. A few showers in Canterbury tomorrow afternoon.

Buller and Westland

Occasional showers, some heavy.

Fiordland, Southland and Otago

A few showers about Fiordland and coastal Southland today. Showers becoming more widespread tomorrow, some heavy with hail, and possible thunderstorms in the south. Snow lowering to 500 metres tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells. A few showers tomorrow.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, occasional showers in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, showers in most places, hail possible in the east and south, snow to 500 metres in the south.


North Island, showers in most places, only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow level lifting in the south.


Becoming fine in most places, but still a few coastal showers from East Cape to Wairoa.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Cool westerlies turning colder southerly on Tuesday.

Issued: 01:46pm Friday, 28-Nov-2014