Weather Forecast for Greymouth


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Partly cloudy

Forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Now

13.7°c

Observed at 8:10pm from:
Greymouth, Greymouth (IWESTCOA1)

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Rain (today)4mm
WindSE 5km/h
Humidity63%
Pressure1014hPa

Current conditions by Weather Underground

Tonight

6°c
Some clouds this evening will give way to mainly clear skies overnight
Rain (chance)0%
Wind 0km/h
Moon PhaseWaxing Crescent
Moon Illuminated4%

Computer generated forecast by Weather Underground

Tomorrow

16°c
Mainly sunny
Rain (chance)0%
WindE 14km/h

Computer generated forecast by Weather Underground

Next 24 Hours

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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Next 9 Days

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Sun 28 May
16°c
6°c
Mainly sunny
E
14km/hr
0%
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Mon 29 May
15°c
8°c
Sunshine and clouds mixed
ENE
8km/hr
40%
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of rain
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Tue 30 May
13°c
8°c
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Wed 31 May
13°c
6°c
Considerable cloudiness
SW
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20%
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12%
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of rain
21%
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of rain
20%
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E
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Thu 1 Jun
13°c
4°c
Partly cloudy skies
SE
10km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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18%
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of rain
18%
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8%
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8%
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of rain
8%
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E
5km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Fri 2 Jun
12°c
4°c
Partly cloudy
ESE
11km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
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11%
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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of rain
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chance
of rain
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of rain
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chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
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of rain
23%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
24%
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of rain
20%
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of rain
20%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
ESE
6km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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5km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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6km/hr
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8km/hr
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8km/hr
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Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Sat 3 Jun
13°c
6°c
Cloudy with showers
S
13km/hr
40%
chance
of rain
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9:00
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chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
21%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
22%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
46%
chance
of rain
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chance
of rain
41%
chance
of rain
39%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
40%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
32%
chance
of rain
SE
6km/hr
ESE
5km/hr
ESE
5km/hr
ESE
6km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
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5km/hr
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3km/hr
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5km/hr
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8km/hr
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13km/hr
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13km/hr
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10km/hr
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10km/hr
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8km/hr
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10km/hr
SSW
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Sun 4 Jun
12°c
5°c
Partly cloudy
SSE
14km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
62%
chance
of rain
61%
chance
of rain
38%
chance
of rain
37%
chance
of rain
24%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
31%
chance
of rain
23%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
18%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
17%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
10%
chance
of rain
9%
chance
of rain
S
6km/hr
SE
5km/hr
SE
5km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
5km/hr
SE
3km/hr
SE
5km/hr
SSE
6km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SE
13km/hr
SSE
14km/hr
SSE
14km/hr
SSE
14km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
S
11km/hr
S
11km/hr
SSE
11km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
SSE
11km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground

Mon 5 Jun
12°c
6°c
Partly cloudy
SSE
13km/hr
20%
chance
of rain
Weather Underground
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7:00
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8:00
PM
9:00
PM
10:00
PM
11:00
PM
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
11%
chance
of rain
12%
chance
of rain
13%
chance
of rain
15%
chance
of rain
16%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
20%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
19%
chance
of rain
SE
10km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
6km/hr
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8km/hr
SE
6km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SE
8km/hr
SSE
10km/hr
SE
10km/hr
SE
11km/hr
SE
11km/hr
SE
13km/hr
SSE
13km/hr
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13km/hr
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11km/hr
SW
11km/hr
SW
11km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
SSW
8km/hr
SSW
8km/hr

Hourly forecast analysed and prepared by Weather Underground


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Comments

Auckland Sat 25/3

Hi Phil, Have an outdoor event from midday in Avondale- Auckland. Can you advise what the weather will be like as I see a bit of rain forecasted. Is it early or later showers at this stage?

Hi, Aaron here.... Looks like

Hi, Aaron here....

Looks like there will be showers on Saturday at this stage, but dry spells should be expected now and then. In the evening showers break away and conditions become drier.

Hopefully conditions for Saturday improve before it comes around!

- WW

Next Sat 25th

Hi our daughter is getting married next Sat 25th in Hamilton. Can you tell us if the weather will be fine?

Hi there Hmm the current

Hi there

Hmm the current outlook is looking a bit wet for much of the day unfortunately. However it's still 6 days away so lets hope conditions ease back a bit as the week goes along.

Hope the wedding goes well either way :)

- WW

Beautiful sky this morning

SW wind, was plenty of mares tails high above New Lynn. Up & Away over Rosebank. Now impressive cumulus circling. Sunshine and shade!

A dark mantle of humid cloud

A dark mantle of cloud hangs over West Auckland, very humid in New Lynn. Sun Rays out West. Very hot/humid inside.

Adele concert 23 March

How is the weather looking for the Adele concert on 23 March? Thanks for all you do, appreciate the accurate weather reports you provide :)

G'day thereLooking mostly

G'day there

Looking mostly cloudy at this stage although it should be mainly dry, low risk of a shower or two perhaps otherwise dry. Winds from the west or northwest.

A front is approaching from the south over the South Island at the time and hopefully it stays there so this concert can be rain free for you then it can move through. Keep an eye on our Auckland forecasts as this week progresses for more details / updates :)

- WW

Dunedin - current temp

Hi, First, I love WW and you are my first port of call for weather information. You do a great job of keeping us informed of weather related events and I'm really enjoying the new hourly forecasts.I just wish I could rely on the current information for Dunedin... I note that the "now" temperature for Dunedin is being provided by a station at Patearoa which is 150km East (and slightly North) of Dunedin and is clearly Central Otago weather rather than coastal Otago weather. There is a vast difference in climate - for example, right now in Dunedin it is 19C according to that other weather service but your "now" temp shows 27.4C. Is there a weather station available to you that could provide more relevant current information? My weather life would then be complete and I wouldn't have to check that other service to get a current temp... Many thanks in advance :-)

G'day there The NZ Government

G'day there

The NZ Government has launched a formal investigation into why both NIWA and Metservice unfairly misuse tax funded data by blocking us access to current weather observations. in the meantime we’re doing the best we can by tapping into the Wunderground Community network. We are actively in the process of building a better system to block/delete certain weather stations and to have a better alignment with each centre. It takes time as we’re not tax funded yet have two fax funded competitors using the current weather observations our collective taxes pay for. We’re pleased the Government is now officially investigating this - in the mean time we’ll keep the pressure on ourselves to fine tune the data we’re now using.

Hope that helps, answer from Phil Duncan :)

- WW

Much cooler this morning

Much cooler this morning as I watch the moon setting in a cloudless West Auckland sky. A magnificent pinkish glow lit up West Auckland. just before sunrise. A gentle breeze moves the branches well in New Lynn.

Keep on doing your thing, I

Keep on doing your thing, I enjoy your posts.

Beautiful night sky

Auckland Southern skies have cleared to reveal planets, milky way & a waning moon! Beautiful after the clouds,rain & rainbows

Impressive cumulus

Has been a day of huge cumulus feeding up over the Ranges and then sprinkling. Even bigger ones feeding and raining in SE Auckland & rays over Waitakere Ranges Thankfully only sprinkles in New Lynn. Sunshine, sprinkles and rainbow

next Saturday

Hi Guys - thank goodness the weekend is over!!! our son is getting married just out of Levin this coming Saturday - forecast is starting to look reasonably good - do you think it will hold, or even improve? many thanks :)

Hi there Currently Saturday

Hi there

Currently Saturday is looking fairly good for Levin, mainly sunny with a touch of high cloud and south to southeasterly breezes. High's in the low 20's :)

Cheers, WW

Yay! thank you! Is it likely

Yay! thank you! Is it likely to be cool/cold wind do you think?

If it's a southerly I guess

If it's a southerly I guess it'll be a little cooler then if the wind came from the north I spose? If it is from the southeast it could even have a slight foehn affect coming off the ranges to the east, meaning a slight mild feeling. Either way, high's are pegged around 20 to 22 degrees for the day. :)

- WW

Wind changed to South West

Had to shut SW windows as the wind changed around 11:45 am Pouring rain easing off at 11:52am in New Lynn

Rain!

How much rain has Tauranga had so far in March 2017?

184mm so far by the looks.

184mm so far by the looks. Could be more to come today!

- WW

Updates

Thank you for your updates through the evening last night. It was comforting to read your report of how the rain pattern was progressing. In contrast, I was aware of the silence from the other weather website. Maybe they had a blog somewhere, but I couldn't find it. Once again, thank you, for your updates. Much appreciated.

Upper North

Why is it you give us a really bad outlook upper Northland but the rest of NZ seem to discount this as noting much. Surely it started in that direction ? Can someone answer this question?

Not really sure what you're

Not really sure what you're asking here? But yes the worst of the weather starts in Northland and is tracking south, flaring up into bigger downpours over Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula past few days. Northland has had significant weather too.
Cheers
WW

Rain

Wow Phil that was a lot of rain last night. How's Sunday in Auckland looking at this stage? At what time can we expect rain around the city and it to clear?

Hey there, there's one more

Hey there, there's one more band of downpours/showers coming in on Sunday for a time. Later in the day the humidity eases and winds turn NW with sunny spells possible and dry spells likely. Hard to know when it will clear - the timing is the hardest part with this low but it does seem to be in the afternoon at this stage.

Cheers!
Phil.

hi there

Hi I just want to no if it's going be fine in Auckland next weekend

At this early stage it's

At this early stage it's looking much better next weekend. Too early to lock in but looking good at the moment due to a forecast high coming in for most places.

WW

Hi, Do you expect this year's

Hi, Do you expect this year's winter to be colder than last year?

Good morning,An interesting

Good morning,
An interesting question and one that no reliably accurate forecaster can truly answer. Based on global trends the answer would generally be 'no, it will likely be similar or warmer' however NZ's location on earth (and our small size) means we can get a few big southerly blasts and suddenly we have a colder winter - it's really as simple as that. WW doesn't believe in 3 month seasonal forecasts other than sharing a gut feeling. The accuracy even from the biggest and best global forecasts still can't get NZ right (due to us being two mountains islands in the roaring 40s basically!).  We have a neutral pattern now (ie, our weather pattern is chaotic so anything can happen). There is *some* talk of El Nino coming in this year - that would certainly help make for a cooler winter in many areas (but warmer for others possibly) than last year. But for now no one knows. We need to get through Autumn first really.
Kind regards
WW

Unpredictable weather

Hi there Love your new underground hourly predictions. i see most forecasts including yours predicted Little-moderate rain today but Auckland was fairly dry. Everyone seems to say that Saturday and Sunday will be very wet. Will that be the case in central Auckland?or is it going to be unpredictable and we could be in for dry weather? Just trying to plan ahead with sport. Appreciate your efforts.

Hi there, If you take a look

Hi there, If you take a look at our rain maps you can start to see over the next few days that the low itself is moving into the North Island. The rain bands are fractured and slow moving - or, they are popping up in random places as downpours or thunderstorms. One moment it's dry, the next moment a very large downpour is forming there. The computer models and data are getting better but it's very hard to track this weather with easterlies due to the blocking nature of the Coromandel Peninsula - but the Gulf can then create sudden downpours out of no where. So it's tough work tracking it! We realised by mid morning today that rain wasn't going to be coming to Auckland. However into Friday and the weekend the winds tilt more NE and that can allow wetter weather in. Wunderground in events like this can often say 90 or 100% chance of rain due to the volatility of it all and Auckland's hilly, coastal, narrow shape - but in reality it may be dry due to the wind angle. If you look at the rain maps you should start to see there may well be big dry spells both days - but it's tricky to work out when the rain clouds often haven't even formed yet (as is the nature of these types of set ups!).

Hope that (long winded!) answer helps,
Cheers
Philip D

Videos

Please may I enquire when @WeatherWatchNZ videos will be coming back? Remarkably calm in New Lynn this afternoon, just seems to rain each time we go outside #WeatherDemon Thanks Zelda

Hey Zelda We are currently in

Hey Zelda

We are currently in the process of getting the editors and graphics people involved. Today was our second day in the new studio getting ready and tomorrow we will do some recording for the first time (but not airing yet). Not sure of an exact date but if tomorrow goes well it may be as soon as next week.  Over the rest of this year we'll be developing additional video forecast content too. Exciting times ahead now that we're making our own content.

Hope you're enjoying the early evening sunny spells that have finally developed :)
Cheers
Phil

 

Thanks for the update!

Thanks for the update!

New Plymouth weekend

Hi there, we're going to visit New Plymouth this weekend. The forecasts don't look too good. Any chance they will improve by then? Thanks!

Hi there - no sorry, we have

Hi there - no sorry, we have a very large low in the Tasman Sea moving in this weekend, rain is very likely across the entire North Island, including Taranaki.  Sorry!

Cheers

WW

hi there

hi i just want 2 no if its going be fine next weekend i have got a show 2 go 2 and its outside

This weekend is wet, next

This weekend is wet, next weekend looks dry for most of NZ. 
Cheers
WW

Sunday

Hi There, How is Sunday looking in Auckland for outdoor activity?

At this stage heavy downpours

At this stage heavy downpours - possibly lingering. Humid northerlies too. Possibly not the best day but keep an eye on the forecasts, if this system speeds up a bit then sunnier weather may move into Auckland by Sunday - but not at this stage.

All the best with your plans!
Philip D

sunday

Is my sense right that the outlook for Sunday may be improving? Thanks for your great service.

The real problem with Sunday

The real problem with Sunday is that yes there are some areas of sunny, warm, dry weather - but - around that there are very big downpours, possibly slow moving with thunderstorms. The Auckland *region* is expected to be affected by them, but the scattered nature of these rain bands coming in means this far out (and even on the day sometimes) it's very hard to work out who will be affected and when exactly. Technology is only so good. The best thinking is that the risk of a downpour is fairly high but there's also a moderate chance of big dry spells in some parts of the upper North Island. How's that for a politicians answer!

Cheers :)

WW

Weather for Womad

Hi. I see that Friday 17 March in New Plymouth is looking good. Is the high likely to continue over the whole weekend for the Womad Festival. Hope so!!

Hi there - it's too far out

Hi there - it's too far out to lock in just yet but the current models show a high moving away from NZ slowly and encouraging a northerly flow. This can make for warmer than usual weather - but also increases the risk of a downpour. Should have a better idea by this weekend about rain chances. Keep an eye on our 10 day NP forecast and our rain maps too :)

Cheers - and good luck!
Philip D

CHCH sat

Hi I'm getting married in CHCH Saturday arvo- will the rain ease ag all or is it going to be steady most of the day?

It's too early to lock in yet

It's too early to lock in yet (as Chch is borderline) but the current data as of the time of this reply indicates dry spells increasing into the afternoon....this may not remain the forecast so keep an eye on our Chch detailed forecast and our rain maps.  Ask us again later in the week if you need more help! Cheers - and congrats! :) 

- WW

Weather Underground forecast

Again the weather forecast was right by them. It was a swift change of rain direction from NE to SSE

Last of the Summer Holidays

Hi There Many thanks for your consistent responses and helpful directive manner. As we haven't managed to have a summer holiday just wondering if this theme of overcast, wind and rain is likely to continue for the rest of March? Could be the difference between deciding on Ohope or a week overseas. FYI - Micro climate of Papakura has had no rain at this stage but have been informed by someone in St Lukes it is teaming down. Many Thanks

Hi there, thanks for your

Hi there, thanks for your kind comments and the update on current weather. Yes we have a big downpour moving south down the city, then fairly dry again afterwards. Main rain is tonight/overnight.  As for the rest of March we do expect a big high to roll in next week, although latest forecasts for Ohope show some risk of showers lingering there for a couple days - otherwise improving. Good luck with your decision!

Cheers

WW