National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:14 PM July 31, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty

Fine at first, patchy drizzle developing Friday.

Waikato to Taranaki, Taupo, Taumarunui, Taihape

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, turning to rain later on Friday.

Wanganui, Manawatu

Fine spells, but cloud increasing Friday.

Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, Wellington

Cloudy, with drizzle patches chiefly about the Tararua Range. Rain developing later on Friday.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa

Fine. However scattered rain in Wairarapa late tomorrow.

Marlborough, Nelson

Mainly fine, but patchy rain or drizzle about western Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds. Rain developing everywhere Friday evening.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Periods of rain, with some heavy falls. Thunderstorms for Fiordland.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland

Mainly fine, but rain about the Divide with scattered falls about the headwaters. Severe gale northwesterlies in exposed places at times.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods.

National Long Range Forecast

1:49 PM July 31, 2014

North Island, rain or drizzle most places, but dry with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls there, becoming widespread later and easing in the west. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies easing in the South Island.


North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwest gales abating. South Island, rain easing to showers by afternoon, then clearing.


North Island, becoming fine in most places but still a few showers in western Northland. South Island, rain or showers developing in the west and far south, mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing on Saturday and northerlies rising to gale. Rain on Sunday, easing to showers later and northwesterlies turning lighter southwest. A few showers on Monday, and southwesterlies dying out.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 27
    New Moon
  2. Aug 04
    First Quarter
  3. Aug 11
    Full Moon
  4. Aug 18
    Last Quarter


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