South Island


Monday's weather outlook

A northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand on Monday, moving around a large high centred to the north and northeast.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A light westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, a front within this flow over the lower South Island weakens during the day. A large anticyclone covers New Zealand on Sunday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand today bringing more settled weather, still plenty of morning cloud about for some. A front approaches to the west moving onto the lower South Island overnight. A light westerly airflow lies over New Zealand on Saturday, a front within this flow over the lower South Island weakens during the day.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand again on Friday bringing more settled weather, still plenty of morning cloud about for some. A front approaches to the west moving onto the lower South Island overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A very weak front disintegrates over the South Island today as an anticyclone starts to regain dominance over the country. Mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand again on Friday bringing more settled weather, still plenty of morning cloud about for some. A front approaches to the west moving onto the lower South Island overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A very weak front disintegrates over New Zealand today as an anticyclone starts to regain dominance over the country.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand today, a weakening front pushing into this high brings a few showers to the southwestern corner of the South Island however. This front moves northwards over the country on Thursday weakening further.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand on Wednesday, a weakening front pushing into this high brings a few showers to the southwestern corner of the South Island however.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

Mainly anticyclonic and settled today, a large low way offshore to the east gradually moves away. An anticyclone still brings mainly settled weather to New Zealand on Wednesday, a weakening front pushing into this high brings a few showers to the southwestern corner of the South Island however.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

Mainly anticyclonic and settled on Tuesday, a large low lies to the northeast gradually moves away.