National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:52 AM March 3, 2015
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Cloudy periods. Scattered showers, clearing Bay of Plenty this morning.

The remainder of the North Island

Fine and cloudy periods.

Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine. However, patchy morning rain possible about the Kaikoura Coast and isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.


Cloudy with scattered rain.

Westland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods, with occasional rain about and north of Hokitika.


Morning drizzle, then mainly fine apart from a few inland showers north of Banks Peninsula this afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Morning cloud and any remaining drizzle patches clearing, then fine.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


March 3, 2015

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