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Monday’s weather outlook

A cold front slowly moves northwards over the North Island tomorrow while a ridge builds over the South Island.Partly cloudy for Northland and Auckland, risk of a shower with west to northwesterly winds. Morning...


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Cloudy with the odd shower. Westerly winds.

Sunday’s national forecast – Gales, rain, showers & sun, it’s one of those days! (+7 maps)

A burst of gale force winds will move up the South Island (mostly through the mountains and inland ranges) while…

Warmer than average days this weekend (+5 Maps)

Sub-tropical airflows and westerly winds are helping make for milder than average afternoons in a number of places this weekend….

NZ Rainfall: Past 7 days and next 7 days (+3 Maps)

Auckland has another chance for rain in the coming week as do a number of North Island and western regions,…

Saturday’s national forecast

A westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today, spinning out of a large anticyclone centred just to the northwest…

Temperature trends – Another chilly night ahead

Temperatures will drop again tonight with many regions below normal for the time of year as shown in the map…

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VIDEO: High pressure, sub-tropical winds, a cold change & another big low

After a busy week we have a quieter weekend with a mixture of both sub-tropical winds for some areas and…

VIDEO: Frosts but also milder days return. Plus a low later next week

The weather is easing around NZ with a cold night ahead nationwide, the North Island especially colder than normal overnight….

Special Video: Severe gale risks for Auckland & northern NZ today

A surge of windy weather is moving into the upper North Island. Already gusts in Auckland have brought a few…