National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

1:27 PM April 26, 2015
SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS AND WATCHES IN FORCE FOR MANY PARTS OF THE COUNTRY

The northern North Island, from Taranaki and Taupo northwards, including Bay of Plenty

The odd shower today. A period of rain tomorrow, with heavy falls and a few squally thunderstorms. Strong or gale northerlies tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine today. Occasional rain tomorrow.

Wanganui and Taihape to Wellington

Mainly fine today. Periods of rain tomorrow, heavy and possibly thundery at times. Northerly gales about Wellington.

Marlborough and Nelson

Periods of rain. Heavy thundery falls from tonight. Strong or gale northerlies tomorrow.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls today. Showers tomorrow, but rain returns to Buller later.

Canterbury

Heavy rain about the Alps, and scattered falls elsewhere at times. Rain becoming becoming widespread later tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Occasional rain or showers.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine, but rain tomorrow night.

National Long Range Forecast

2:15 PM April 26, 2015
Tuesday

North Island, periods of rain in the south, easing.Scattered showers elsewhere, especially in the west. South Island, rain or showers north of Arthur s Pass. Showers elsewhere, becoming confined to Southland and Clutha. Snow to 800 metres in south at first.

Wednesday

North Island, mainly fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. A few showers elsewhere. South Island, showers, mainly in south and west. Gale or severe gale southwesterlies about Southland and Otago coasts.

Thursday

North Island, scattered showers, becoming confined to the north and west. South Island, occasional rain in Southland. A few showers in Buller, Otago and about Banks Peninsula. Fine elsewhere.

Friday

A few showers north of Waikato and about Foveaux Strait,otherwise fine.

Chatham Islands

Rain easing to showers on Tuesday and strong westerlies easing. Showers on Wednesday, frequent from evening with westerlies rising to gale or severe gale. Showers and strong to gale southwesterlies on Thursday.

Moon Phases

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

Isobaric

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Satellite

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