National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

11:08 AM April 28, 2015
Northland to Kapiti

Occasional showers, some heavy, easing tomorrow.

Bay of Plenty and central high country

Showers, some heavy easing overnight and clearing eastern areas.

Gisborne to Wairarapa also Wellington

Rain from Wairarapa southwards easing this afternoon and clearing tonight, then fine. A period of showers further north today, otherwise fine. Westerly gales developing tomorrow evening.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Showers clearing this evening. A period of showers tomorrow afternoon and evening about the east coast.

Buller to Fiordland

Showers, becoming frequent tomorrow , easing later.

Otago and Southland

Showers, only a few for inland Otago. West to southwest gales developing about coastal areas tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands


National Long Range Forecast

10:46 AM April 28, 2015

North Island, showers spreading up the east coast, then clearing south of Mahia, becoming fine in most remaining areas but still the odd shower north of the Bombay Hills. South Island, becoming fine in most places, but remaining rather showery in the south, with snow level there lifting.


Fine or becoming fine in most places, but still a few showers north of the Bombay Hills and near Foveaux Strait.


Generally fine apart from a few cloudy areas, but the odd shower near Foveaux Strait.

Chatham Islands

Southwest gales and showers on Thursday. Showers becoming less frequent on on Friday, and southwesterlies abating. Showery southwesterlies on Saturday.

Moon Phases

  1. Apr 26
    First Quarter
  2. May 04
    Full Moon
  3. May 11
    Last Quarter
  4. May 18
    New Moon


April 28, 2015

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