National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

10:50 AM November 27, 2015
The northern North Island from Taranaki and Taihape northwards, including Bay of Plenty

Patchy drizzle to showers from afternoon, some possibly heavy, turning to rain south of Auckland this evening and everywhere tomorrow morning. Heavy falls tomorrow, then clearing from the south.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine today. Rain developing tomorrow morning, clearing later.

Wanganui and Manawatu

Cloudy. Scattered rain developing tonight, clearing early tomorrow.

Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Nelson

Rain, becoming persistent and heavier this evening, clearing tomorrow morning. Severe northwest gales about Wellington and Wairarapa, easing this evening.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Rain spreading north this afternoon, then few showers for Canterbury, clearing overnight. Few showers again tomorrow afternoon for Canterbury. Northwesterly gales easing this evening.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain with heavy thundery falls, easing later. Rain spreading north again tomorrow, then gradually easing.

Otago and Southland

Scattered showers, some possibly heavy with hail along the coast, clearing for a time tonight.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud. Rain developing tomorrow morning, easing later.

National Long Range Forecast

10:30 AM November 27, 2015

A few showers in Northland, about East Cape, and in Fiordland. Mainly fine elsewhere.


Becoming cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle from Taranaki to Bay of Plenty northwards. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods in the east and a few showers Auckland north. Cloudy or becoming cloudy elsewhere with patchy rain or drizzle. South Island, rain developing in the west and in Nelson and Marlborough. High cloud and a few spots of rain in Canterbury and North Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers on Sunday and northwesterlies changing southwesterly. Mainly fine with light winds on Monday, then cloudy periods on Tuesday and northerlies developing, then strengthening.

Moon Phases

  1. Nov 26
    Full Moon
  2. Dec 03
    Last Quarter
  3. Dec 11
    New Moon
  4. Dec 19
    First Quarter


November 27, 2015

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