North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A southwesterly airflow weakens over New Zealand on Tuesday with a series of fronts brushing eastern coastal areas, easing and moving northwards during the day.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A slack pressure gradient could lead to some unstable weather over the upper North Island today meanwhile a series of fronts push northwards over the South Island during the day. Southwesterlies ease over the country on Tuesday after a windy start for some.


Monday's national forecast

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A slack pressure gradient brings the risk of some unstable weather for the upper North Island this afternoon meanwhile a series of fronts push northwards over the South Island during the day.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

Tomorrow sees a southerly quarter airflow lying over New Zealand then on Sunday a ridge slips in for some time although a feature about Northland and another about North Westland may deliver heavy showers.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a low centred just off the West Coast of the South Island eases during the day while a front over northeastern parts of the North Island clears away during this morning. A south to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Saturday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Friday, a low centred on the West Coast of the South Island eases during the day while a front over northeastern parts of the North Island clears away during the morning.


Ex-cyclone Fehi brings heavy rain and strong winds, more to come today (+10 Maps)

UPDATED 3:23pm --- Ex-Cyclone Fehi is crossing the South Island and is morphing into a new system with two central low pressure centres. This is a sign that the storm is gradually falling apart but is so deep and tightly wound it will take until Friday AM to ease significantly.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

Ex Tropical Cyclone Fehi crosses over the South Island today bringing some very unsettled weather, a front connected into this low moves over the North Island from the west afternoon onwards. A southwesterly airflow covers the country on Friday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

Ex Tropical Cyclone Fehi crosses over the South Island tomorrow bringing some very unsettled weather, a front connected into this low moves over the North Island from the west afternoon onwards.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

Today sees an increasing northerly quarter airflow over New Zealand while Ex Tropical Cyclone Fehi drops into the Tasman Sea from the tropics, this deep and large low affects the country on Thursday bringing gale winds and heavy rain for the South Island. Heavy rain may also affect the North Island from afternoon in the west.