National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:34 PM September 16, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Waikato, also Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells. Isolated showers, clearing from Bay of Plenty tonight.

Waitomo to Kapiti, including Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape

Showers, some heavy south of Wanganui tonight with thunderstorms possible for Kapiti. Showers easing tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Wellington

Showers about the ranges. Mainly fine elsewhere, however a few showers tomorrow afternoon or evening. A period of westerly gales for central Hawkes Bay and the Tararua District overnight.

Buller, Westland

Rain, with heavy falls and isolated thunderstorms, clearing from the south tonight and tomorrow morning.

Nelson, Marlborough

Rain in the west, clearing overnight. Fine spells tomorrow, and isolated showers.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Scattered showers, a few heavy tonight. Gradually clearing tomorrow.


Remaining showers clearing tonight. Fine tomorrow.

Chatham Islands


National Long Range Forecast

1:39 PM September 16, 2014

Rain spreading from the west, heavy in Taranaki and from Buller to Fiordland. Only scattered rain in the east.


Rain or showers, heavy falls in the west, but little if any rain reaching eastern areas. Southerlies moving onto the far south in the evening with snow lowering to 500 metres.


Rain or showers in most places, with snow lowering to 600 metres in Marlborough later, and to near sea level in the far south. Cold southerlies spreading north as far as Taranaki to Wairarapa at nignt.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing on Thursday and southerlies dying away. Rain developing on Friday with strengthening northerlies. Rain or drizzle at times on Saturday, and northerlies abating.

Moon Phases

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


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