National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

10:55 AM March 3, 2015

Occasional showers, some heavy tomorrow afternoon.

Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Often cloudy with one or two light showers.

The remainder of the North Island

Cloudy periods. Tomorrow, isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Nelson and Marlborough

Cloudy periods. Patchy rain about the Kaikoura Coast clearing today. Afternoon and evening showers inland today. Rain developing tomorrow, heavy about inland ranges, easing at night.


Fine in the north, but scattered rain in the south. Rain becoming widespread tomorrow with some heavy falls.

Westland and Fiordland

Mostly cloudy, but rain with heavy falls north of Hokitika, clearing tomorrow. Rain developing in Fiordland tonight.


Mostly cloudy, afternoon fine breaks. Early drizzle tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy, afternoon fine breaks. Rain overnight tonight for Stewart Island.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Drizzle developing tomorrow night.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


March 3, 2015

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