National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:06 AM August 31, 2014
Northland

Rain with some heavy falls. Easterly gales, gusting 100 km/h in exposed places. Conditions easing from north tonight. Scattered showers tomorrow.

Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula

Rain, with some heavy falls. Easterlies, rising to gale, gusting 90 km/h in exposed places. Rain and winds easing tomorrow.

Waikato to Taumarunui, including Taupo and Bay of Plenty

A few showers in western Bay of Plenty at first. Rain spreading south to Rotorua tonight and elsewhere tomorrow morning, but easing later.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taihape

Mostly fine, but brief rain in Taihape and northern Taranaki tomorrow.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Scattered showers, turning to rain north of Dannevirke tomorrow, with some heavy falls about the Gisborne ranges.

Marlborough, also the Canterbury coast and Plains

Fine spells during the afternoons, otherwise mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle in Marlborough.

The remainder of the South Island, also the Chatham Islands

Fine, apart from areas of low cloud or fog night and morning.

National Long Range Forecast

11:06 AM August 31, 2014
Tuesday

North Island, a few showers north of the Bombay Hills,rain or drizzle in the east, fine or becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods in the east with morning drizzle in the northeast, cloud increasing about the fiords.

Wednesday

North Island, a few showers north of the Bombay Hills,rain in the east clearing to coastal showers, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods in the east, cloud increasing in the south, rain about the fiords and scattered rain further east.

Thursday

North Island, showers in the north turning to rain,cloudy periods elsewhere, scattered late rain north of Lake Taupo, mainly fine from Taranaki to Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods in the east, rain at times in the south, mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Drizzle turning to rain Tuesday night. Rain easing to showers on Thursday. Easterlies strengthening Thursday,dying out Wednesday. Southerlies on Thursday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 26
    New Moon
  2. Sep 02
    First Quarter
  3. Sep 09
    Full Moon
  4. Sep 16
    Last Quarter

Isobaric

August 31, 2014

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