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.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

Anticyclonic conditions on Thursday bring mainly settled weather.

Mainly sunny conditions for most on Thursday, just some high cloud for the North Island and areas of mid level cloud for Taranaki. The West Coast of the South Island is cloudier with some rain for Fiordland.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

Anticyclonic conditions on Wednesday and Thursday bring mainly settled weather.

Any morning showers clear on Wednesday otherwise expect morning cloud breaking to mostly sunny weather, a few showers push into Fiordland later in the afternoon or evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

Anticyclonic conditions on Wednesday bring mainly settled weather.

Any morning showers clear on Wednesday otherwise expect morning cloud breaking to mostly sunny weather, a few showers push into Fiordland later in the afternoon or evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, within this flow a front pushes northwards over the South Island however it weakens quickly.

Tuesday is quite cloudy in the west, the risk of a light shower or two increases also. In the morning some rain about Fiordland looks to be heavy then easing as a front pushes through.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday, within this flow a front pushes northwards over the South Island however it weakens quickly.

Tuesday is quite cloudy in the west once again, the risk of a light shower or two increases also. In the morning some rain about Fiordland looks to be heavy then easing as a front pushes through.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand today providing mainly settled weather. A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday, within this flow a front pushes northwards over the South Island however it weakens quickly.


Monday's weather outlook

An anticyclone lies over most of New Zealand on Monday providing mainly settled weather.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, easing on Sunday as a ridge starts to push in extending out from a high in the Tasman Sea.