South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A front pushes over the North Island during Saturday in a southwesterly airflow, meanwhile another front moves onto the lower South Island in the morning before moving northwards although it weakens as it does.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a disturbance in the Tasman Sea moves onto the upper South Island this evening bringing some rain.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Friday, a disturbance in the Tasman Sea moves onto the upper South Island later in the evening bringing some rain.

Showers for western parts of the North Island on Friday, sunnier out east.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today with a front pushing onto the lower South Island this afternoon. A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Friday, a disturbance in the Tasman Sea moves onto the upper South Island later in the afternoon or evening then onto the lower North Island overnight bringing some rain.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A southwesterly airflow continues on Thursday with a front passing over the North Island during the day and another moving onto the lower South Island in the afternoon.

Showers for most North Island regions on Thursday, especially in the west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A low passes over and away to the east of New Zealand today gradually letting in a cold southwesterly airflow. This southwesterly airflow continues on Thursday with a front passing over the North Island during the day and another moving onto the lower South Island in the afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A low passes over and away to the east of New Zealand on Wednesday gradually letting in a cold southwesterly airflow.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A low in the Tasman Sea draws in an east to northeasterly airflow over New Zealand today. Conditions may become unstable about the upper North Island. A low passes over and away to the east of New Zealand on Wednesday gradually letting in a cold southwesterly airflow.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

Northeasterlies for much of the country on Tuesday with a low in the Tasman Sea moving closer to the western side of the South Island later in the day.

A mix of showers and dry spells for most of the North Island on Tuesday, rain moves through Taranaki at times.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A low sits in the Tasman Sea today drawing in a southeasterly airflow over most of New Zealand although the upper North Island has a northerly airflow. Northeasterlies for much of the country on Tuesday with the Tasman Sea low moving closer to the western side of the South Island later in the day.