National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

2:03 PM February 14, 2016
Northland and Coromandel

Often cloudy. A few showers, mainly in the east.

Auckland, Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers in western Bay of Plenty, spreading to other eastern areas tomorrow.

Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Isolated afternoon and evening showers inland, some heavy with possible thunderstorms today.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine weather.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Fine today. Cloudier tomorrow, with occasional rain in Westland and showers elsewhere.


Patchy drizzle today. Rain tomorrow, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms.

Southland and Otago

Fine today. Rain developing in Southland tomorrow morning and scattered falls spreading elsewhere later. A few thunderstorms possible tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands


National Long Range Forecast

11:08 AM February 14, 2016

North Island, fine, but occasional showers in the northeast and the central high country, and isolated afternoon showers inland elsewhere. South Island, rain or showers in the north and west. High cloud elsewhere.


North Island, showers north of Taihape, high cloud elsewhere. Northerlies rising to severe gale about exposed higher parts. South Island, rain in the west and north, with heavy falls. Elsewhere, high cloud, scattered rain from afternoon. Northerlies, severe gale for a time.


Periods of rain. Heavy falls for Taranaki and the North Island central high country, also western South Island. Severe gale northerlies about exposed high parts of North Island, easing.


Rain in the north and west of both islands easing, then clearing for the North Island. Dry with high cloud in the east.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods. Rain late Friday. Northeasterlies, strengthening Wednesday, rising to gale Thursday, before changing northwest Friday.

Moon Phases

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


February 14, 2016

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