South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A front lingers over the North Island today in a very humid northerly quarter airflow. Meanwhile the South Island has generally more settled weather with dry sunny conditions in the east and the odd clearing shower / drizzle patch out west. A similar setup continues on Wednesday however for the South Island this time its cloudier in the east and sunnier out west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A front lingers over the North Island on Tuesday in a very humid northerly quarter airflow. Meanwhile the South Island has generally more settled weather with dry sunny conditions in the east and the odd clearing showers / drizzle patch out west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A front lingers over the North Island today and on Tuesday in a very humid northerly quarter airflow. Meanwhile the South Island has generally more settled weather with dry sunny conditions in the east and the odd drizzle patch out west. A southerly flick does bring a few showers to the lower South Island late afternoon / evening however.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday

An east to northeasterly airflow continues over the country on Saturday.

Most regions in the North Island see rain on Saturday, heavy falls still possible for many but there will also be many areas of lighter rain or perhaps even some dry spells.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A ridge lies over the South Island today meanwhile an occluded front sweeps down over the upper North Island from the northeast. An east to northeasterly airflow continues over the country on Saturday.

A mainly sunny day for the South Island today, some high cloud possible in the north and south of the Island.


Friday's national forecast

A ridge lies over the South Island today meanwhile an occluded front sweeps down over the North Island from the northeast.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Rain or patchy drizzle, may be a heavy fall. Easterly winds.
Highs: 22-25


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A ridge lies over the South Island on Friday meanwhile an occluded front sweeps down over the North Island from the northeast.

A mainly sunny day for the South Island on Friday, some high cloud possible in the north and south of the Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A ridge lies over the South Island today while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island, strong in the far north. A ridge continues to live over the South Island on Friday meanwhile an occluded front sweeps down over the North Island from the northeast.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A ridge lies over the South Island on Thursday while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island, strong in the far north.

A mainly sunny day for the South Island on Thursday, some cloud builds about inland hills / ranges in the afternoon bringing the low risk of an isolated shower by evening. Light winds and afternoon sea breezes.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A ridge lies over most of New Zealand today, a few patchy showers for most North Island regions although it may remain mainly dry in the south and west south of Taranaki. A ridge lies over the South Island on Thursday while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island, strong in the far north.