South Island


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A low moves over the North Island today while a ridge sits over the South Island. A front feeding into the northeast of the South Island eases during the day. A ridge for the North Island on Saturday while a weakening front moves onto the lower South Island, a northwesterly airflow increases on Sunday.

Friday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

This low moves over the North Island on Friday while a ridge sits over the South Island.

Early heavy showers with a risk of hail and thunder ease about the upper North Island then sunny spells increase, showers mostly clearing by evening. Breezy southwesterly winds.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Thu, Fri, Sat

A front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during today meanwhile a low follows in behind. This low moves over the North Island on Friday while a ridge sits over the South Island then on Saturday a northwest airflow develops in the far south.

Thursday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Thursday

This front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during Thursday meanwhile a low follows in behind.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Wed, Thu, Fri

A ridge for the North Island today while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west. This front slowly passes from west to east over New Zealand during Thursday meanwhile a low follows in behind which hangs around the North Island on Friday with a ridge developing further south.

Wednesday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Wednesday

A ridge for the North Island on Wednesday while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west.

Sunny areas and increasing cloud for the upper North Island, chance of a shower from afternoon about Northland then some overnight rain. Light southwesterly winds tend northwest later on.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A cold south to southwesterly airflow eases during today meanwhile a slim ridge of high pressure starts to move onto the South Island. A ridge for the North Island on Wednesday while northeasterlies increase further south. A front pushes onto the country overnight from the west then a low moves in on Thursday.

Tuesday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Tuesday

A cold south to southwesterly airflow eases during Tuesday meanwhile a slim ridge of high pressure starts to move onto the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Mon, Tue, Wed

A large low brings unsettled weather to most of the country today, centred just east of central New Zealand. A gusty south to southwesterly airflow eases later on Tuesday as a ridge of high pressure starts to move in however it doesn't last long as another front starts to move towards the west from the Tasman Sea.

Monday


The Big Picture on Monday - in one word, RAIN

Yes the big picture on Monday is basically looking wet. To the joy of many a large low covers the country centred just east of central New Zealand.