National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:45 PM July 30, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Mainly fine, remaining showers about Great Barrier Island clearing this afternoon.

Waikato to Wellington, also the central high country

Fine at first apart from isolated showers. Cloudier this evening, with patchy drizzle developing, mainly in the ranges.

Bay of Plenty

Fine breaks. Scattered showers clearing this afternoon.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, apart from showers about the ranges of Gisborne.

Nelson, Marlborough

Rain about the western ranges of Nelson, spreading elsewhere for a time tonight.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls and thunderstorms at times. Thunderstorms clearing tomorrow.

Canterbury to Southland

Mainly fine with high cloud. Brief rain in Southland and Otago this afternoon or evening, and again tomorrow morning. Gale northwesterlies, with severe gale in exposed places at times.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers tomorrow morning.

National Long Range Forecast

1:17 PM July 30, 2014

North Island, occasional rain or drizzle in most places,but fine with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, heavy rain in the west, scattered brief rain elsewhere. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies in central and southern areas.


North Island, occasional rain or drizzle most places, but dry with high cloud in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, heavy rain in the west, brief rain elsewhere clearing from the south, showers developing in the south later. Gale or severe gale northwesterlies easing in the South Island.


North Island, rain becoming heavier and more persistent,then easing to showers, northwest gales easing. South Island, showers spreading to most places, then clearing in the north and west.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods on Friday. Cloud increasing on Saturday and northerlies rising to gale. Rain on Sunday, clearing later and northwesterlies dying away.

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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