National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:10 PM March 30, 2015
Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel and the central high country

Scattered showers today, some heavy. Clearing tomorrow, apart from a few showers in South Taranaki.

Bay of Plenty

Mainly fine, the odd shower today. Isolated showers east of Whakatane tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Fine spells today, and a few showers chiefly inland. Mainly fine tomorrow, however morning showers about coastal Gisborne and a few showers about Wairarapa tomorrow afternoon.

Wanganui to Wellington, also Nelson

Mainly fine. Isolated showers today.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago

Fine spells today, and a few showers chiefly inland, possibly thundery about Marlborough. Mainly fine tomorrow, with isolated showers about Clutha and inland Marlborough.

Buller, Westland

A few showers, clearing south of Hokitika tomorrow morning.

Fiordland, Southland

Cloudy periods and a few showers, especially near the coast.

Chatham Islands

Showers, some heavy this afternoon.

National Long Range Forecast

1:27 PM March 30, 2015

Mainly fine, isolated showers in the east from Bay of Plenty to the northern Hawkes Bay ranges, and late drizzle about the fiords.


North Island, mainly fine, isolated showers from Bay of Plenty to the northern Hawkes Bay ranges at first and in Northland later. South Island, cloud increasing in the west, with patchy drizzle turning to rain in Fiordland, mainly fine elsewhere, but high cloud with scattered late rain in the far south.


North Island, mainly fine, but cloudier from Taranaki to Kapiti. South Island, rain or drizzle in the west and far south clearing,then fine everywhere apart from showers in Fiordland and cloudy periods along the east coast.

Chatham Islands

On Wednesday, showers clearing and fine spells increasing, southwesterlies dying away. Mainly fine on Thursday, with northwesterlies developing. Cloudy periods on Friday, with winds turning southerly then dying away.

Moon Phases

  1. Mar 27
    First Quarter
  2. Apr 05
    Full Moon
  3. Apr 12
    Last Quarter
  4. Apr 19
    New Moon


March 30, 2015

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