National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:43 PM March 29, 2015
Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells with a few showers.

Bay of Plenty and Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Wellington

Scattered showers, some heavy especially tomorrow afternoon when thunderstorms are possible in Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay.

Waikato to Kapiti, including the central high country and also Nelson

Occasional showers, some heavy, with isolated thunderstorms and hail today.

Marlborough and North Canterbury

Fine spells. Scattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail in Marlborough tomorrow afternoon.

Remainder of Canterbury and Otago

Scattered showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms and hail, easing tonight and fine spells increasing.

Buller and Westland


Fiordland and Southland

Showers clearing tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

A few showers, turning to thundery rain for a time tomorrow morning.

National Long Range Forecast

1:30 PM March 29, 2015

Mainly fine, just the odd shower clipping areas exposed to the weak southwest flow.


Mainly fine.


North Island, mainly fine, though cloud increasing from Taranaki to Wellington. South Island, rain developing in the west and south, snow lowering to 900 metres in the south at night. High cloud increasing further north.


North Island, a period of rain or showers spreading north along with a southerly change. South Island, showers clearing and southerlies gradually dying away.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers on Tuesday with fresh southwesterlies, clearing Wednesday with winds dying away. Mainly fine Thursday with northwesterlies developing.

Moon Phases

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


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March 29, 2015

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