National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:16 AM March 29, 2015
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Showers, frequent and heavy for a time this morning but few and far between this afternoon and evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Scattered rain, clearing by evening.

Waikato to Wellington, including the Bay of Plenty and central high country, also Nelson and Marlborough Sounds

Showers, some possibly heavy and thundery.

Remainder of Marlborough

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon showers.


Scattered showers, possibly heavy this afternoon, clearing this evening.

Buller and Westland

Rain, heavy and thundery at times, easing to showers this evening.

Otago and Southland

Showers, some heavy from afternoon with possible thunderstorms in North Otago.



Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with rain developing tonight.

National Long Range Forecast

10:52 AM March 29, 2015

Mainly fine, just the odd shower clipping areas exposed to the weak southwest flow.


Mainly fine.


North Island, mainly fine, though cloud increasing from Taranaki to Wellington. South Island, rain developing in the west and south, snow lowering to 900 metres in the south overnight. High cloud increasing further north.


North Island, a period of rain or showers spreading north along with a southerly change. South Island, showers clearing and southerlies gradually dying away.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Tuesday with fresh southwesterlies, clearing Wednesday with winds dying away. Mainly fine Thursday with northwesterlies developing.

Moon Phases

  1. Mar 27
    First Quarter
  2. Apr 05
    Full Moon
  3. Apr 12
    Last Quarter
  4. Apr 19
    New Moon


March 29, 2015

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