National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:52 PM August 20, 2014
Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel, Taumarunui, Taupo and Bay of Plenty

Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms possible this afternoon and evening. Becoming fine over most places tomorrow morning.

Taranaki, Taihape and Wanganui

Scattered rain with snow to 500 metres tomorrow.

Manawatu and Kapiti Coast

Isolated showers.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington

Scattered rain, possibly heavy in Gisborne today. Showers tomorrow with snow gradually lowering to about 500 metres by evening.

Nelson and Buller

Isolated showers clearing this afternoon. Fine spells tomorrow.

Marlborough to Southland, including Otago

Showers developing in Southland tonight, spreading north tomorrow with a cold southerly change. Snow lowering to 200 metres in Southland tomorrow, and 300 metres further north.

Westland and Fiordland

Fine weather.

Chatham Islands

Rain tonight. Strong cold showery southerlies tomorrow with snow to 200 metres.

National Long Range Forecast

1:56 PM August 20, 2014

A few showers in the east and south of both islands and fine elsewhere.


Cloudy in the south and east of both islands with a few showers and fine elsewhere.


North Island, showers about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay and a few showers further south. Fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the south and about the Kaikoura Coast, also western ranges of Nelson. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Showers on Friday with southwest gales easing for a time. Further showers over the weekend with strong southerlies.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 18
    Last Quarter
  2. Aug 26
    New Moon
  3. Sep 02
    First Quarter
  4. Sep 09
    Full Moon


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