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InfoGraphic: The Main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Mon, Tue, Wed

A low centred west of the North Island weakens today however it still brings unsettled weather to most of New Zealand. Conditions finally ease on Tuesday however it could become unstable in the afternoon then overnight a front moves in from the west, Wednesday sees blustery southwesterlies cover New Zealand.


Blue – Rain for eastern parts of the North Island including eastern Bay Of Plenty may be heavy at times then easing from afternoon.

Isolated showers develop this afternoon from Northland down through to Buller in the west, showers may become heavy with thunderstorms then clearing this evening.

A few isolated showers may develop late afternoon over the mountains of Fiordland then clearing this evening, a chance one or two may turn heavy.


Blue – During the afternoon cloud builds and isolated showers develop for many, some may turn heavy with the low risk of a thunderstorm then easing in the evening.

Watch for a risk of fog in the morning for many inland areas Auckland southwards through to North Otago.


Brisk to strong southwesterlies for many coastal parts of New Zealand during Wednesday. Brisk to strong southerlies move into Wellington during the afternoon, reaching Wairarapa in the evening.

– 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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