NZ


Looking ahead

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Quiet weather will be settling in for the next several days.

A large ridge of high pressure will slowly move across the ditch…and then across the country as we head through next week.  That means that we are heading into a fairly settled pattern.


How wintry is it by you this morning?

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How is it where you are this morning?

A very winter-like morning is under way across the country.  A cold and blustery south-west flow is keeping things very chilly this morning.  Higher elevations of the South Island have seen a bit of snow.  Icy gales are expected across the deep south.


Friday's national forecast

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The cold south-west flow will continue across the country today.  Icy gales are expected for the deep south.  Snow will also affect parts of the South Island.  No road warnings are in effect at this time.


Looking ahead

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High pressure will build in from Oz as we go through the next several days.  That means we should see some much calmer weather than what we have seen this week.

It doesn’t mean it’s going to be dry the whole time though.


Thursday's national forecast

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It’s a slow process, but gradually the weather is settling down across the country.


Wednesday's national forecast

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More unsettled weather is on the way for New Zealand today.


Thunderstorm/heavy rain risk continues tonight, Monday

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The large Tasmanian low continues to churn offshore this evening.  Showers are making their way onshore about Taranaki where a Heavy Rain Warning remains in place through tomorrow afternoon.  The warning also includes Waitomo, but most of the heavy falls are expected around Taranaki.  The majority of rain tonight should be in these areas.  However, showers are likely to dot


Sun for some, showers for others

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It's been a real mixed bag of weather so far today.

The day has started off with a mix of sun and clouds for many areas.  In Auckland, showery low clouds and patches of blue have shared the sky.

In Pirongia, there's been bright sunshine woven in between periods of showers, including some brief heavy showers.


Looking ahead

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Several unsettled days are on the way for this upcoming week.

Strong low pressure over the Tasman Sea will keep wind and rain over New Zealand for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Even Thursday could be a bit rainy in some areas.


Sunday's national forecast

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A very unsettled day is expected for most of the country on this Mother’s Day 2012.