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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Tuesday, 21-Oct

In the west from Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, central high country, inland Wanganui and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy periods. Scattered showers developing tomorrow.


Mainly fine, but a few showers tomorrow afternoon.

Coastal Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Scattered rain developing tonight, clearing early tomorrow.

Nelson, Marlborough, Buller and northern Westland

Scattered rain spreading north, then clearing Nelson and Marlborough overnight, and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

The remainder of the South Island

Showers becoming confined to southern Fiordland, Southland and Clutha tomorrow, and becoming fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain.

Outlook for following three days


Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers over the northern half of the North Island, especially about the ranges, and a few morning drizzle patches near Foveaux Strait.


North Island, mainly fine, a few afternoon and evening showers over the northern half. South Island, showers developing in the west and cold southwesterlies and showers moving onto the far south by evening. Fine elsewhere.


Southerlies spreading over the country bringing a few showers to most places, but clearing over the South Island.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Wednesday with fresh cold southwesterlies. Mainly fine on Thursday with winds tending northwest. Showers and strong cold southwesterlies on Friday.

Issued: 07:46pm Monday, 20-Oct-2014