National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

6:58 AM August 2, 2014
Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Waikato

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Waitomo, Taranaki, Taupo, Taumarunui, Taihape Bay of Plenty

Occasional rain, with heavy falls about the central high country.

Wanganui, Manawatu

Mostly cloudy, with scattered rain.

Kapiti, Wellington and Wairarapa

Rain, with heavy falls about the ranges. Northwest gales in Wellington and Wairarapa.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

High cloud.

Nelson, Marlborough excluding the Kaikoura Coast

Periods of rain, persistent and heavy from afternoon. Northwest gales about the Sounds.

Buller, Westland, Fiordland

Rain, heavy at times, thunderstorms Westland southwards, easing in Fiordland later and snow lowering to 300 metres there.

Canterbury, also Kaikoura Coast

High cloud and scattered rain. Severe northwest gales, in exposed places.

Otago and Southland

Rain, with heavy falls, easing by evening. Snow lowering to 300 metres.

Chatham Islands

Few showers.

Moon Phases

  1. Jul 27
    New Moon
  2. Aug 04
    First Quarter
  3. Aug 11
    Full Moon
  4. Aug 18
    Last Quarter


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