A strong northwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today, especially the South Island and through Cook Strait. Gales are likely for Canterbury. Expect wet weather in the west today, mainly dry in the east.
Please refer to your local, hourly, 10 day forecast for more details.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Some cloud and the odd shower, eastern Northland and Bay Of Plenty may have a mainly dry day. Northwesterly winds.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly cloudy with showers, rain picks up overnight. Northwesterly winds a little blustery at times.
Eastern North Island
Sunny and warm, northwesterlies a little breezy after midday, potentially strong for Wairarapa.
Cloudy areas, the odd spit or shower. Strong to gale northwesterly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
A mix of sun and cloud for Marlborough with strong to gale northwesterly winds, overnight rain. Nelson has spits of rain or showers now and then with breezy northwesterlies, rain picks up at night.
Mostly sunny with strong to gale northwesterly winds, especially in the afternoon. Rain up in the high country spreading from the west.
Rain with heavy falls, gusty northwesterlies.
Southland & Otago
A few spits or showers for Southland, Otago has sun and high cloud with spits of rain clearing inland in the morning. Rain around midnight for Southland then overnight for Otago as gusty northwesterlies change southwest.
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