National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:58 AM April 19, 2014
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula and Taupo

Scattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, clearing this evening.

Bay of Plenty

Heavy showers and thunderstorms, clearing this evening.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but showers on the western ranges, and showers spreading across southern Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa this afternoon.

Wanganui to Wellington

Showers, some heavy

Marlborough Nelson and Buller

Showers, but becoming fine about eastern Marlborough.

Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with some heavy falls south of Otira.

Canterbury and Otago

Low cloud and drizzle about the coast clearing this morning, then fine with high cloud.


Mainly fine with high cloud.

Chatham Islands

Rain or drizzle.

Moon Phases

  1. Apr 15
    Full Moon
  2. Apr 22
    Last Quarter
  3. Apr 29
    New Moon
  4. May 07
    First Quarter


April 19, 2014

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