South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

Not a lot is going on in New Zealand weather wise for most of today, conditions will deteriorate later on however as a low in the Tasman Sea moves towards the western side of the country. This low combines with a cold southerly airflow which moves onto the South Island overnight.


Monday's weather outlook

Not a lot is going on in New Zealand weather wise for most of Monday, conditions will deteriorate later in the day however as a low in the Tasman Sea moves towards the western side of the country. This low combines with a cold southerly airflow which moves onto the South Island overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A weakening front moves northwards over the upper South Island and then the North Island on Saturday bringing a few patchy showers, a ridge for most of the country on Sunday however a front moves onto the lower South Island in the afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A front pushes onto the lower South Island this morning then weakens as it moves northwards. A ridge lies over the North Island extending out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea. Friday's front continues to move northwards on Saturday but in a much more weakened state, only bringing a few patchy showers as it moves along.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A front pushes onto the lower South Island on Friday morning then weakens as it moves northwards. A ridge lies over the North Island extending out from an anticyclone in the Tasman Sea.


South Island rain maps until noon Saturday

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A cold front is approaching the South Island on Friday and will see a period of rain spread northwards later in the day and into early Saturday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A ridge lies over New Zealand today extending out from an anticyclone centred in the Tasman Sea. A front pushes onto the lower South Island on Friday morning then weakens as it moves northwards.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A ridge lies over New Zealand on Thursday extending out from an anticyclone centred in the Tasman Sea.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A weak front moves northwards over the North Island during today meanwhile blustery westerlies cover the South Island. Conditions become more anticyclonic on Thursday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A weak front moves northwards over the North Island during Wednesday meanwhile blustery westerlies cover the South Island.

A few light showers pepper the western side of the North Island during Wednesday, slowly moving northwards during the day. Sunny and dry out east.