National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:01 AM March 7, 2015
Northland to Wellington, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Rain spreading east today, heavy with squally thunderstorms south of Auckland from this afternoon, easing to isolated showers in the north this evening and elsewhere overnight. Mostly fine for Wellington tomorrow.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Scattered showers spreading north from this afternoon. Fine tomorrow.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland, also Canterbury High Country

Rain with heavy thundery falls, easing to isolated showers this afternoon or evening, but showers persisting in Buller and western ranges of Nelson until late tomorrow morning.

The remainder of Canterbury, also Otago and Southland

Scattered showers, turning to rain in Otago and Southland this evening. Rain or showers clearing tomorrow morning, then mostly fine.


Mainly fine, but scattered rain in east and south today.

Chatham Islands

Drizzle turning to showers tonight, with heavy thundery falls possible tomorrow morning.

National Long Range Forecast

11:34 AM March 7, 2015

North Island, showers in the west clearing north of Taranaki in the morning. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few showers in the south and west. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells and a few showers in the west.Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain of showers for most places, but remaining fine in the north.


North Island, fine spells and a few showers spreading to most places then turning to rain south of Auckland later. South Island, Rain or showers clearing in the south of Hokitika during the morning and fine spells developing.

Chatham Islands

Showers clearing and strong westerlies easing. Fine spells on Tuesday and Wednesday with westerlies dying out.

Moon Phases

  1. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  2. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  3. Mar 20
    New Moon
  4. Mar 27
    First Quarter


March 7, 2015

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