North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island on Wednesday while a ridge of high pressure covers the South Island.


The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

Conditions easing today for the North Island, calmer for the South Island although not for long as a front pushes onto the far south around midday then moves northwards. A southeasterly airflow covers the North Island on Wednesday while a ridge of high pressure quickly moves over the South Island.


The Big Picture for Tuesday

A little unsettled on Tuesday for the North Island, calmer for the South Island although not for long as a front pushes onto the far south around midday then moves northwards.


The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

Mainly unsettled today due to a low over the North Island combined with a cool southerly airflow however conditions starts to ease in the far south as a ridge moves in. Still a little unsettled on Tuesday for the North Island, calmer for the South Island although not for long as a front pushes onto the far south around midday then moves northwards.


Monday's weather outlook

A ridge of high pressure starts to sneak in over the South Island on Monday while a weak but broad area of low pressure hangs over the North Island.


Aucklanders deal with more trees down and power outages on Saturday

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UPDATED 5:04pm --- A burst of gusty to gale force winds on Saturday cut power to over 1000 Aucklanders and brought trees down, some even on to vehicles.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A low in the Tasman Sea moves closer towards New Zealand on Saturday and draws a northeasterly airflow over the North Island and a southerly airflow over the South Island. Expect plenty of unsettled weather with areas of heavy rain likely, especially for parts of the North Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A northerly airflow increases today with a front moving onto the lower South Island this morning, meanwhile a low sits in the Tasman Sea. This low moves closer towards New Zealand on Saturday and draws a northeasterly airflow over the North Island and a southerly airflow over the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

On Friday a northerly airflow increases with a front moving onto the lower South Island in the morning.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today. On Friday a northerly airflow increases with a front moving onto the lower South Island in the morning.

Mainly settled weather across New Zealand today, there may be some morning fog about Auckland and the Waikato then breaking away. Fiordland sees some rain this morning then easing.