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Low: 12 °C


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Low: 17 °C


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Low: 9 °C


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Low: 10 °C


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Low: 17 °C


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Low: 15 °C


National Short-Range Forecast
2018-21-02 6:12 PM
Cyclone Gita, just east of Banks Peninsula at 5am, is moving southeast away from New Zealand. However, Severe Weather Warnings remain in force for some regions.

Northland to Waitomo, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui and Taupo

Isolated showers.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

A fine day.

Taranaki, Taihape, Whanganui, Manawatu and Wairarapa

A few showers, some heavy this evening. Severe northwest gales about Wairarapa easing this morning.

Horowhenua to Wellington

Showers, some heavy, with possible thunderstorms this evening. Northwesterlies, severe gale about the Capital at first.

Nelson, Marlborough, Buller and Westland

Showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Rain, with heavy falls about South Canterbury and Otago, easing later today. Southerlies, severe gale about Banks Peninsula until afternoon.

Moon Phases:

first Quarter

23 Feb

full Moon

2 Mar

last Quarter

10 Mar

new Moon

18 Mar

National Long-Range Forecast
2018-21-02 11:32 PM

North Island, fine or becoming fine for most, but isolated showers in the north and Gisborne, and also central areas during the afternoon. South Island, A few showers in the south, and about the west coast, spreading inland in the afternoon. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, Mainly fine, but isolated showers in Northland, eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne. South Island, Showers developing in the west, and cloudy periods about the east coast. Fine or becoming fine elsewhere.


North Island, Fine and cloudy periods, isolated afternoon showers in Northland and eastern Bay of Plenty. South Island, Rain developing in the west, and scattered falls in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Latest From Weather

  • 21 Feb, 2018 10:14am
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Tourists are trapped and residents have been evacuated as bad weather leads to states of emergency in Taranaki, across South Island. Massive slips have closed Takaka Hill Road in the Tasman region with huge damage done to the state highway. State Highway between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki in Wellington is partially closed this morning after seas washed over the road.