National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

8:27 PM August 28, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Occasional light showers, especially in the north and east. Rain developing in Northland tomorrow, with possible heavy falls in the far north from evening.

Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods, with a few showers developing west of Whakatane tomorrow afternoon.

Western and central areas from Waikato down to Wellington

Fine, apart from cloudy periods north of Mt Ruapehu.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Cloudy, with showers developing tonight.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Cloud increasing and drizzle patches developing early tomorrow.

For remainder of the South Island

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

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Drizzle developing tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

12:29 PM August 28, 2014

North Island, Rain spreading south to about Auckland. Drizzle in western Bay of Plenty, and in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine apart from morning fog areas inland, and morning and evening cloud in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia River.


North Island, Rain spreading south to Taranaki to Hawkes Bay, and easing to showers in the north. Cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, Cloudy periods in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia river. Areas of morning fog elsewhere, then increasing high cloud.


North Island, Rain easing to showers from the north. South Island, cloudy periods, with patchy rain in Marlborough and north Canterbury.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with the odd shower. Southerlies dying out on Sunday, northerlies developing on Monday.

Moon Phases

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


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