South Island


RainWatch - Saturday 30th December 2017

An anticyclone slowly weakens over New Zealand today while some frontal activity starts to affect the lower South Island from afternoon.


RainWatch - Friday 29th December 2017

An anticyclone lies over the South Island today while fresh southerlies lies over the North Island, but gradually easing.


RainWatch - Thursday 28th December 2017

An anticyclone lies over the South Island today while fresh southerlies cover the North Island.


RainWatch - Wednesday 27th December 2017

A large anticyclone in the Tasman Sea starts to push into New Zealand today, a fresh cool southerly quarter airflow will ease later in the day.


Rain Watch - Monday 25th December 2017

For most of the North Island conditions are looking fairly dry today, an isolated shower or two may pop up late afternoon / evening with western Northland being a slightly more likely potential candidate for this.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

An anticyclone pushes in over New Zealand today meanwhile a weak front moves over the North Island during the day. Mainly anticyclonic conditions over the weekend.

Friday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

An anticyclone pushes in over New Zealand on Friday, a weak front moves over the North Island during the day.

Chance of a morning shower for the upper North Island, sunny spells otherwise with southwesterly winds. A few morning showers for the lower western North Island then sunny spells break through, southeasterly winds.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Thu, Fri, Sat

A front lines up and moves over the South Island today while it's mainly settled further north. Mainly settled for most on Friday as high pressure muscles it's way in from the Tasman. High pressure for most of the country on Saturday.

Thursday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Thursday

A front pushes northwards over the South Island during Thursday, weakening as it does. The North Island has a ridge of high pressure.


InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Wed, Thu, Fri

A gusty southwesterly airflow eases over New Zealand today while a ridge moves onto the South Island. Another front lines up the South Island for Thursday while it's mainly settled further north. Mainly settled for most on Friday.