North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

Some slight ridging for the South Island on Saturday morning brings settled conditions to start then this weakens from afternoon, a frontal feature passes over the North Island in the morning. Cold southerlies spread over most of New Zealand on Sunday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A series of fronts lies over the country today, connecting these fronts is an area of low pressure to the south of New Zealand and Tropical Cyclone Oma well to the northwest. Some slight ridging for the South Island on Saturday morning brings settled conditions to start then low pressure builds from afternoon, a frontal feature passes over the North Island in the morning.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A series of fronts lies over the country on Friday, connecting these fronts is an area of low pressure to the south of New Zealand and Tropical Cyclone Oma well to the north.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A ridge hangs over New Zealand today however not all is settled, high moisture may lead to afternoon heavy showers about central North Island regions and a frontal feature over the South Island brings some rain in the west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A ridge hangs over New Zealand on Thursday however not all is settled, high moisture may lead to afternoon heavy showers about central North Island regions and a frontal feature over the South Island brings some rain in the west.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A cold front quickly weakens over the South Island today as a ridge builds over both Islands extending out from an anticyclone to the east of New Zealand in the Pacific.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A cold front quickly weakens over the South Island on Wednesday as a ridge builds over both Islands extending out from an anticyclone to the east of New Zealand in the Pacific.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

An anticyclone lies to the east of New Zealand today casting a ridge of high pressure back over the North Island, northwesterlies build over the South Island with a cold front moving into Fiordland / Southland during the evening. This front quickly weakens over the South Island on Wednesday as a ridge builds.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

An anticyclone lies to the east of New Zealand on Tuesday casting a ridge of high pressure back over the North Island, northwesterlies build over the South Island with a cold front moving into Fiordland / Southland during the evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A large anticyclone covers New Zealand today. This anticyclone lies to the east of New Zealand on Tuesday casting a ridge of high pressure back over the North Island, northwesterlies build over the South Island with a cold front moving into Fiordland / Southland during the evening.