National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:23 PM August 2, 2015
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods and the odd shower.

Waikato to Taranaki, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Wanganui, Manawatu, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain developing in Wairarapa during the morning.

Horowhenua, Kapiti and Wellington, also Nelson and Marlborough

Occasional rain developing in the morning, with heavy falls about the western Nelson Ranges. Northwest gales in exposed parts of Wellington and the Marlborough Sounds.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and a few thunderstorms.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

High cloud, with rain about the Alps and a few spots further east until afternoon. Chance afternoon shower in eastern Otago.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with the odd shower.

National Long Range Forecast

11:25 PM August 2, 2015

North Island, rain, turning to showers from Waikato to Wellington, and clearing Wairarapa. Gale northwesterlies in exposed places, possibly severe gale in Wellington. South Island, rain in the west, clearing in the north. High cloud elsewhere, with few spots of rain in the south.


North Island, becoming fine from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards. Rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north to the Glaciers in the west, few showers further north. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, rain with heavy falls in the northeast, clearing. Showers elsewhere, but fine in Wairarapa. Northwesterlies rising to gale about Cook Strait. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading northwards in the west. High cloud in the east, with scattered rain south of Christchurch.


Chatham Islands

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    Full Moon
  2. Aug 07
    Last Quarter
  3. Aug 15
    New Moon
  4. Aug 23
    First Quarter


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