North Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A front passes from west to east over the country today, arriving about eastern regions late afternoon or evening. A northwesterly airflow builds on Saturday bringing warm temperatures for eastern regions, a front moves onto the lower South Island in the evening then pushes northwards overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A front passes from west to east over the country on Friday, arriving about eastern regions late afternoon or evening.


NZ windier from Sunday to next Wednesday (+3 Maps)

A surge of westerly winds is about to cross New Zealand with gustier conditions from this Sunday through until about next Wednesday in some parts, especially the North Island.

The westerly flow may see gale force winds for a time, in the usual exposed areas like Cook Strait and maybe coastal parts of Auckland too, but generally winds are below damaging and gale threshold.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A light westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand today. A front passes from west to east over the country on Friday, arriving about eastern regions late afternoon or evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A light westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand on Thursday.

A mix of sun and cloud for the upper North Island on Thursday, chance of an isolated shower or two otherwise mainly dry. Cloudy periods and the odd shower for the lower western North Island, dry along the east coast with a mostly sunny day in store after any morning high cloud clears.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A front pushes eastwards over the country today, slowly pushing northwards during the day also. A light westerly quarter airflow lies over New Zealand on Thursday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A front pushes eastwards over the country on Wednesday, slowly pushing northwards during the day also.

Sunny spells for the upper North Island on Wednesday, there may be an isolated shower or two also then overnight expect a period of rain. Dry along the east coast with some high cloud, the lower western North Island sees the risk of a shower then evening rain.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand today, a front pushes onto the lower western South Island late overnight. This front continues to push eastwards on Wednesday, slowly pushing northwards during the day also.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Tuesday, a front pushes onto the lower western South Island in the evening.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, moving around a high centred to the west of the country in the Tasman Sea. This flow tends more westerly on Tuesday.