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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Tuesday, 28-Jun


Isolated showers clearing early afternoon. Patchy rain late evening.

Auckland to Manawatu, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers becoming isolated this morning then clearing by evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa

A few showers, clearing Wellington this evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Isolated showers, clearing towards evening.

Westland and Buller

Showers gradually clearing from the south.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods. A few showers in Canterbury and in the south, mostly clearing this morning but the odd shower lingers in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands


Outlook for following three days


North Island, rain spreading from the north, with heavy falls possible in northern and eastern areas. South Island, occasional showers about the southwest coast and a few evening showers in Southland and Clutha. Mostly sunny elsewhere, with morning frosts in some places.


North Island, a few showers in the far north. Rain elsewhere, easing to a few showers in the east and south, and clearing elsewhere. South Island, a few showers developing in the east, and mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, a few showers in the east. Elsewhere, remaining showers clearing, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, remaining showers in the east clearing, otherwise mainly fine, with morning frosts.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Wednesday and southwesterlies dying out. Rain developing on Thursday and northeasterlies turning southerly. Rain easing to showers on Friday and southerlies strengthening.

Issued: 06:48am Tuesday, 28-Jun-2016