National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:28 PM October 6, 2015
Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud.

Taranaki to Wellington

Fine today. Cloudy periods tomorrow, with patchy evening drizzle and northwest gales in Wellington.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Nelson

Fine and warm. High cloud and northwest gales developing south of Napier tomorrow.

Buller and northern Westland

Fine today. Rain spreading north tomorrow afternoon.

Southern Westland and Fiordland

Patchy drizzle today turning to rain tomorrow and snow lowering to 600 metres later.

Canterbury and Otago

Fine and warm today. High cloud tomorrow, with brief rain in the south. Northwesterlies strengthening, with severe gale in exposed places tomorrow.


Fine and warm today. Showers developing tomorrow. Northwest gales, severe for a time tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine. Gale northwesterlies tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

10:44 AM October 6, 2015

North Island, a period of showers with a cool southwest change, then increasing fine spells. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, more frequent in the far south. Scattered showers in the east and north for a time, otherwise mainly fine.


North Island, mainly fine, evening cloud and a few showers in the northwest. South Island, cloudy periods in the west and south, with showers at times in the west, mainly fine elsewhere.


Cloudy periods in the west, with isolated showers in the northwest of the North Island, and also the west of the South Island. Otherwise mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Brief rain early Thursday, followed by a few showers and southerlies, possibly strong for a time. Showers clearing to fine spells during Friday with winds turning strong westerly. Fine spells on Saturday with westerlies rising to gale for a time.

Moon Phases

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


October 6, 2015

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