South Island


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Saturday / Sunday

A low is centred to the east of New Zealand on Saturday driving an easterly airflow over the South Island, westerlies further north. The low starts to weaken on Sunday but still has some sting in its tail with further rain lined up for the eastern South Island, possibly heavy.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday / Saturday

A low and combined cold front rotates onto New Zealand during today coming in from the Tasman Sea. This low doesn't move far on Saturday driving an easterly airflow over the South Island, westerlies further north.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Friday

A low and combined cold front rotates onto New Zealand during Friday, coming in from the Tasman Sea.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday / Friday

A northwest airflow lies over the country today with a warm front moving onto the western South Island from afternoon. A low and combined cold front rotates onto New Zealand during Friday coming in from the Tasman Sea.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Thursday

A northwest airflow lies over New Zealand on Thursday with a front moving onto the western South Island from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country today tending northwest on Thursday with a front moving onto the western South Island from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A front passes over the North Island today moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island. A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A front passes over the North Island on Tuesday moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Monday / Tuesday

A slight pause in the weather today especially out east due to a ridge of high pressure however more inclement weather is lined up for the South Island from evening then the western North Island overnight as a front pushes in from the Tasman Sea. This front passes over the North Island on Tuesday moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon.