South Island


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.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A front pushes northwards over the South Island today however it weakens quickly from afternoon then another cold front moves onto the lower South Island by evening. Meanwhile the North Island is covered in a westerly airflow. A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A front pushes northwards over the South Island on Friday however weakens quickly from afternoon then another cold front moves onto the lower South Island in the evening. Meanwhile the North Island is covered in a westerly airflow.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A west to southwesterly airflow flows over New Zealand today with a cold front pushing onto the lower South Island overnight. This front pushes northwards on Friday however weakens quickly from afternoon then another cold front moves onto the lower South Island later in the evening.