National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:58 PM February 11, 2016
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. Fine spells. A few showers, mainly in the afternoons and evenings.

Waikato to Whanganui, including Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Mainly fine. Isolated showers inland, clearing from most places tonight but the odd shower persisting in Waikato until morning.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, Manawatu to Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Mostly fine, however showers about the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne ranges in the afternoons and evenings, some heavy.


Rain, mainly about the fiords.

Canterbury to Southland

Mostly fine, but areas of cloud morning and night. A few showers in the afternoons and evenings for inland Southland, eastern Otago and South Canterbury, possibly heavy.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. Cloud developing tomorrow, with a few showers later.

National Long Range Forecast

2:01 PM February 11, 2016

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers in Northland and about the higher ground where some may be heavy with thunderstorms possible during the afternoon. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and about Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and clearing early about Dunedin, Clutha and North Otago, fine spells elsewhere.


North Island, mainly fine with a few showers in the north and west. South Island, showers in the west and about the Canterbury high country. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers early Saturday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday and strengthening on Monday and Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 09
    New Moon
  2. Feb 15
    First Quarter
  3. Feb 23
    Full Moon
  4. Mar 02
    Last Quarter


February 11, 2016


February 11, 2016

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