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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 19-Nov

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Periods of rain, clearing tomorrow and gradually becoming fine. Southeast gales about exposed eastern coasts and eastern Bay of Plenty.

Waikato, Waitomo and Taupo

Patchy light rain developing tonight, then clearing tomorrow morning and fine spells increasing.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Fine apart from cloudy periods about Wellington, Manawatu and Taihape.

Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay

Showers turning to rain tomorrow, with heavy falls north of Gisborne City.

The remainder of Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mostly cloudy with isolated light showers.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and night.

Otago and Southland

Mainly fine. Low cloud and patchy drizzle developing about coastal Southland and Clutha late tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, Mainly fine, isolated showers in Northland, Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay. South Island, mainly fine, isolated afternoon showers about the Canterbury foothills. Cloud increasing in the south and east from evening with a few showers in the south.


North Island, isolated showers in the east, then a few afternoon and evening showers for central and northern areas. Remaining dry in the west. South Island, Isolated showers in the east, retreating to the ranges. Long fine spells elsewhere.


North Island, A few showers north of Waikato, and also early showers in Gisborne, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, Isolated showers about Buller and Nelson. Fine elsewhere apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.

Chatham Islands

A few showers and southerlies developing on Monday, clearing early Tuesday and becoming fine. Remaining fine through Wednesday.

Issued: 07:52pm Saturday, 18-Nov-2017