National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

2:02 PM August 28, 2015
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Mainly fine. Few showers developing tomorrow evening.

Waikato to Wellington also Bay of Plenty and central high country

Cloudy from Taranaki southwards today, fine elsewhere. Rain spreading north tomorrow afternoon, with heavy falls about Mt Taranaki, clearing Kapiti southwards later.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine today. High cloud increasing tomorrow and scattered rain developing tomorrow afternoon in Wairarapa and a few spots in Hawkes Bay later.

Marlborough, Nelson

Cloud increasing. Rain developing tomorrow morning in Nelson and northern Marlborough, heavy for a time and scattered falls elsewhere, all easing later.

Buller to Fiordland

Rain spreading north today with heavy falls, easing tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

High cloud increasing. Scattered rain developing Dunedin southwards towards evening, and patchy elsewhere, all clearing apart from isolated showers in Southland tomorrow afternoon and low cloud about coastal areas later.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy.

National Long Range Forecast

10:40 AM August 28, 2015

North Island, rain easing to a few showers from the south. South Island, occasional rain or drizzle in most places, but clearing in the south.


North Island, rain spreading to most places, but a few showers across Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, fine in the west, and rain or drizzle at times in the east.


North Island, periods of rain, with some heavy falls,easing to showers across Auckland and Northland later. South Island, rain developing in the east from Canterbury northward, and increasing cloudy periods elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

On Sunday, patchy drizzle turning to showers, as fresh northerlies change strong southerly. Showery southerlies on Monday. Becoming fine with northerlies on Tuesday.

Moon Phases

  1. Aug 23
    First Quarter
  2. Aug 30
    Full Moon
  3. Sep 05
    Last Quarter
  4. Sep 13
    New Moon


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