National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:43 AM November 28, 2014
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

A period of morning rain, followed by showers this afternoon, a few heavy.

Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country and Bay of Plenty

Showers becoming more frequent this afternoon, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Kapiti, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Scattered showers, mostly this afternoon and evening when some could be heavy with hail and thunderstorms possible about Wairarapa and Marlborough.

Buller and Westland

Showers, some heavy with hail and thunderstorms, clearing in Westland this evening.

Fiordland, Southland and Otago

Showers, with snow to 600 metres this morning, becoming confined to the south coast this afternoon and fine spells increasing inland.

Chatham Islands

A few showers developing this morning, clearing this afternoon.

National Long Range Forecast

10:47 AM November 28, 2014

North Island, occasional showers in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, showers in most places, hail possible in the east and south, snow to 500 metres in the south.


North Island, showers in most places, only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow level lifting in the south.


Becoming fine in most places, but still a few coastal showers from East Cape to Wairoa.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.Cool westerlies turning colder southerly on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Nov 23
    New Moon
  2. Nov 29
    First Quarter
  3. Dec 07
    Full Moon
  4. Dec 15
    Last Quarter


November 28, 2014

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