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InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country today, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island. Breezy northeasterlies lie over the country on Sunday.


Yellow – High’s may reach into the mid 20 degree range for isolated parts of the upper North Island.

There may be a few fog patches to start this morning about the Waikato.

Showers move into the West Coast of the South Island later this afternoon or evening.


Blue – Rain from evening about Tasman may be heavy.

A cold start about the lower South Island, reaching down into the early single figures to start the day.

Purple – Easterly winds becoming gusty from afternoon about northern parts of Tasman.

Cloudy for much of the North Island with occasional shower activity for most regions, many dry areas about also.


Blue – From evening and continuing overnight expect a few areas of rain, the odd heavy fall is possible in the areas marked below.

– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned. 

For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1500 forecasts on our homepage!

– Aaron Wilkinson,


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