South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A front over the North Island slows down and weakens on Thursday meanwhile conditions are more settled further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

High pressure to the north of New Zealand and a front moving in from the south brings a gusty northwesterly airflow over the country today. This front moves onto the lower South Island early afternoon arriving at the lower North Island overnight. This front slows down and weakens on Thursday pushing over the North Island meanwhile more settled further south.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

High pressure to the north of New Zealand and a front moving in from the south brings a gusty northwesterly airflow over the country on Wednesday. This front moves onto the lower South Island early afternoon arriving at the lower North Island overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today. High pressure to the north of New Zealand and a front moving in from the south brings a gusty northwesterly airflow over the country on Wednesday. This front moves onto the lower South Island early afternoon arriving at the lower North Island overnight.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand on Tuesday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand today and on Tuesday.


Monday's weather outlook

An anticyclone in the Tasman Sea directs a fresh west to southwesterly airflow over New Zealand on Monday.

North Island


Rainwatch - Friday 18th January 2019

A weak but large high sits in the Tasman Sea today meanwhile a weak area of low pressure lies over New Zealand. Conditions are mainly dry across both Islands but there may be a light shower or two about for some.

North Island


Rainwatch - Thursday 17th January 2019

The weather is not too sure what it's up to today with weak areas of high and low pressure about, no extreme weather at either end of the spectrum. A weak front lies about the lower South Island also.

North Island

Showers about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne ease, clearing this afternoon. Mainly dry elsewhere for the North Island today. 


Rainwatch - Wednesday 16th January 2019

A low pressure system affects the North Island today while a ridge of high pressure brings settled weather to the South Island.

North Island