National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

4:22 AM March 4, 2015

Occasional showers, some heavy this afternoon.

Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Often cloudy with one or two showers.

The remainder of the North Island

Cloudy periods. Isolated afternoon and evening showers, possibly heavy from Taranaki to Taihape.

Nelson and Marlborough

Rain developing this morning, heavy about the ranges, easing tonight.


Rain spreading north this morning with some heavy falls, easing tonight.


Mostly cloudy, but rain with heavy falls north of Hokitika, clearing this morning.


Cloudy with patchy drizzle turning to rain this evening.

Canterbury and eastern Otago

Often cloudy, with some drizzle at first. Isolated afternoon showers about the Canterbury high country.

Remainder of Otago, also Southland

Cloudy periods.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Drizzle developing tonight.

Moon Phases

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


March 4, 2015

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