National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:41 PM October 7, 2015

Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel and the central high country

Mainly fine today, but cloud increasing in the west and northwest gales about Wellington. Scattered showers tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Nelson

Fine and warm today, with northwest gales south of Napier. Showers tomorrow, some heavy in the afternoon with small hail.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain spreading north today, with snow to 600 metres in Fiordland tonight. Few showers tomorrow.

Canterbury and Otago

Mainly fine and warm today, but evening rain in the west. Northwesterlies, severe gale in exposed places. Cooler tomorrow, with fine spells and isolated showers.


Rain easing to showers this afternoon with severe northwest gales turning strong colder southwest.

Chatham Islands

Fine today with strong northwesterlies. Showers and southwest gales tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

11:15 AM October 7, 2015

North Island, mainly fine, evening cloud and a few showers in the west from Northland to Taranaki. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


Cloudy periods and a few showers in the west of both island, also about Foveaux Strait. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers in the north and west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in Fiordland becoming more frequent. Occasional drizzle further north in the west, also about Foveaux Strait. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Showers and gale westerlies on Friday, both gradually easing. Cloudy periods and the odd shower on Saturday. Mainly fine with strong westerlies on Sunday.

Moon Phases

  1. Oct 05
    Last Quarter
  2. Oct 13
    New Moon
  3. Oct 21
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 28
    Full Moon


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