National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:45 AM April 20, 2014
Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Showers, with some heavy, and possibly thundery, falls.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mostly fine, but showers about the ranges, a few spreading east this afternoon or evening.

Wanganui to Wellington, including Taihape

Occasional showers, more frequent about Wellington and Kapiti, with thundery falls possible.

Nelson and Marlborough, excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery about western Nelson and the Sounds. Showers clearing this afternoon.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with some heavy, possibly thundery falls about Buller this morning. Rain easing to showers this afternoon.

Canterbury and the Kaikoura Coast

Fine with high cloud.

Otago and Southland

Rain developing late morning or afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and drizzle, then fine breaks.

Moon Phases

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


April 20, 2014

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