National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:46 AM September 19, 2014
Northland to Kapiti, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers, some heavy. Thunderstorms possible tomorrow. Severe northwest gales possible from Taranaki southwards tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay

Mostly fine, however isolated showers this afternoon and tomorrow morning.

Wellington, Wairarapa, Marlborough

Mostly fine today, however showers about north Wellington and heavy rain at times for the Tararua and Marlborough Ranges. Rain tomorrow morning, followed by fine spells and isolated showers. Severe northwest gales for Wairarapa tomorrow.


Mostly fine today, but rain in the ranges. Clearing throughout tomorrow morning, however afternoon showers inland, spreading to the coast tomorrow night and snow to 700 metres.

Nelson, Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Outbreaks of rain with heavy falls and thunderstorms in the west, but just a few showers reaching Nelson City. Snow lowering to 700 metres in Fiordland and Westland. Clearing tomorrow.

Otago, Southland

Mostly fine today, with a few showers possible until this evening. Rain spreading northwards tomorrow, followed by showers and snow lowering to 500 metres.

Chatham Islands

Rain later today, and again tomorrow evening.

National Long Range Forecast

10:43 AM September 19, 2014

North Island, occasional showers in the south spreading up the east coast, showers and fine spells elsewhere. South Island, showers in the south and east, mainly morning and evening, snow to low levels at first, mainly fine elsewhere but a few west coast showers north of Hokitka later.


North Island, showers and fine spells, snow showers possible on high level roads at night. South Island, fine or becoming fine in most places, but still a few showers in the far south and about Banks Peninsula and the Kaikoura Coast.


North Island, occasional showers. South Island, occasional showers in the south, a few morning showers in the east and the odd shower along the west coast, mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Showers becoming lighter and less frequent on Sunday, and southwesterlies developing. More frequent showers on Monday with strengthening southerlies. Strong southwesterlies and showers on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Sep 16
    Last Quarter
  2. Sep 24
    New Moon
  3. Oct 02
    First Quarter
  4. Oct 08
    Full Moon


September 19, 2014

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