National Weather Forecast

National Short Range Forecast

3:12 PM April 27, 2015
SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS AND WATCHES IN FORCE FOR MANY PARTS OF THE COUNTRY TODAY

Northland and Auckland

A few showers and long fine spells.

Bay of Plenty

Rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls, easing to showers this evening. Showers and fine spells tomorrow.

Western areas from Waikato down Wellington, including the central high country, also Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Occasional rain or showers today. A few squally thunderstorms possible this evening. Further showers tomorrow. Strong or gale northerlies in North Island areas, easing overnight.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Occasional rain, clearing from Gisborne and Hawkes Bay tomorrow. Northwest gales this evening and tomorrow morning.

Canterbury and eastern Otago

Rain becoming widespread today, then easing to a few showers tomorrow morning.

Remainder of Otago, also Southland and Fiordland

Occasional showers, clearing Central Otago tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain from this evening.

National Long Range Forecast

1:24 PM April 27, 2015
Wednesday

North Island, showers in most places, mainly fine in the east and south, but late showers in the south. South Island, showers north of Ross in the west, showers developing in the south and a few spreading north in eastern areas, mainly fine elsewhere.

Thursday

North Island, showers, becoming scattered with increasing fine spells away from the east coast. South Island, rain or showers in the south, remaining showers elsewhere clearing and becoming fine.

Friday

Becoming fine in most places but still a few showers north of the Bombay Hills and near Foveaux Strait.

Chatham Islands

Showers turning to rain for a time on Wednesday, and westerlies rising to gale. Southwest gales and showers on Thursday. Further showers on Friday, with southwesterlies abating.

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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