National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

4:12 AM October 3, 2014
Northland to Kapiti, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Showers, frequent and heavy at times. Thunderstorms possible from Taranaki southwards this evening. Westerly gales in exposed places.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine spells and a few showers. Northwesterlies, severe gale in exposed places south of Hastings.


Showers, clearing late morning. Northwesterly gales.


Showers, especially in the west.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Frequent showers, thundery at times. Snow lowering to 200 metres in Fiordland and 500 metres elsewhere this afternoon.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Showers near the western ranges, and a few elsewhere at times. Thunder and hail possible about coastal Canterbury this afternoon and evening. Northwest gales inland, easing this morning.

Otago and Southland

Showers and cold southwesterlies, gale about the coast. Snow lowering to 200 metres this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Rain at times.

Moon Phases

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


October 3, 2014

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