National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:50 PM March 28, 2015
Northland to Bay of Plenty

A few showers, frequent and heavier for a time tomorrow, with possible thunderstorms in Bay of Plenty in the afternoon.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine today, apart from isolated showers in Wairarapa. Fine spells tomorrow, with a period of showers.

Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country, also Nelson and the Marlborough Sounds

Scattered showers today. Periods of rain tomorrow, with some heavy and possibly thundery falls.

Remainder of Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine spells, with isolated showers, especially near the ranges where some may be heavy.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, heavy and thundery at times, easing to showers tomorrow evening.

Otago and Southland

Scattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery this afternoon and evening and again tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle tomorrow.

National Long Range Forecast

1:42 PM March 28, 2015

Fine spells. A few showers, especially in western areas and the far south of the South Island.


North Island, fine apart from a shower or two about Taranaki, Northland and Auckland and the main ranges. South Island,fine apart from a few showers clipping Buller and the far south.


Mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to a few showers on Monday with winds turning northwest. Showers and fresh southwesterlies on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Mar 27
    First Quarter
  2. Apr 05
    Full Moon
  3. Apr 12
    Last Quarter
  4. Apr 19
    New Moon


March 28, 2015

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