National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

7:33 AM March 2, 2015
For all the North Island

Fine apart from areas of morning cloud. Isolated showers developing in eastern Northland this afternoon and patchy evening drizzle in eastern Bay of Plenty.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine weather.


Cloud increasing and drizzle developing towards evening.


Rain spreading north from afternoon, with some heavy falls.


Rain becoming heavy this morning, then clearing this evening.


Mainly fine, but scattered rain developing in South Canterbury this evening.

Otago and Southland

Fine at first. Rain spreading north from afternoon, then clearing this evening.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine, but cloud increasing this evening.

National Long Range Forecast

11:13 AM March 2, 2015

North Island, fine spells, a few showers from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula also Gisborne, though rain about East Cape. South Island, rain about north Westland and Buller and patchy lighter falls spreading to Nelson and Marlborough. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine spells, though rain or showers about East Cape at first. South Island, rain in the west and high cloud elsewhere, though some drizzle possible about Nelson and the Sounds.


North Island, drizzle developing with humid northerlies,but fine in the east from Wanganui to Manawatu. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing, but returning to Fiordland later. Brief falls elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud, with drizzle at times.

Moon Phases

  1. Feb 26
    First Quarter
  2. Mar 06
    Full Moon
  3. Mar 14
    Last Quarter
  4. Mar 20
    New Moon


March 2, 2015

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