News

featured-image

InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A deep low remains over Northland on Tuesday, strong easterlies continue for the North Island, lighter winds further south.

Latest News


Other News

Oct 13 2019 - 4:00am
Light winds around New Zealand today means the weather won't be too dynamic with just a few showers here and there. Winds in both main islands look light although the easterly flow in the lower South...
Oct 13 2019 - 12:20am
If you're a fan of a fast Bathurst you may be in luck with a mostly dry forecast for the big race on Sunday. Conditions today look mostly dry with some lingering cloud. It's also a milder day with a...
Oct 13 2019 - 12:19am
Updated 12:20am Sunday NZDT, 8:20pm Saturday JST --- A major disaster is expected over both the coastal and inland areas of the Pacific side of eastern & northern Japan as Typhoon Hagibis...
Oct 12 2019 - 4:00am
This low west of the South Island weakens on Sunday as a ridge starts to have more influence over the country extending out from an anticyclone to the south. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of...
Oct 11 2019 - 3:00pm
A slack pressure gradient brings mainly settled conditions to the North Island on Saturday but there could be a few irregularities, low pressure out west draws in a southerly airflow over the South...
Oct 11 2019 - 10:52am
Recorded Friday -- We have New Zealand’s forecast and we are tracking a sub-tropical low in the upper North Island this Monday. It has potential for severe weather and is one to monitor. We are...
Oct 11 2019 - 7:49am
A front marches northeastwards over the North Island during today, two low pressure systems sit either side of the South Island. A slack pressure gradient brings mainly settled conditions to the...
Oct 11 2019 - 4:00am
Low pressure centres lie either side of the South Island today bringing wet weather to most regions, staying dry in Marlborough all day. The North Island sees a front push northeastwards over the...
Oct 10 2019 - 4:00pm
A front marches northeastwards over the North Island during Friday, two low pressure systems sit either side of the South Island.
Oct 10 2019 - 3:32pm
A serious storm is bearing down on Japan. Typhoon Hagibis currently has wind gusts up to 315km/h out over the Pacific Ocean. Winds are sustained around 260km/h at the moment. By the time the storm...
Oct 10 2019 - 11:10am
We are monitoring two lows, the first is a large but stalled low in the Tasman Sea the other is a second possibly more aggressive low early next week in northern NZ. The Tasman Sea one will bring...
Oct 10 2019 - 10:36am
Another low that will quickly deepen overnight Sunday and into Monday may bring severe weather to the upper North Island early next week but it's still too early to lock in.
Oct 10 2019 - 7:52am
It's more like land of the long grey cloud today as a large low in the Tasman Sea hugs the western South Island and drags down cloud over much of New Zealand.
Oct 10 2019 - 7:00am
A low pressure system to the west flings a front over the South Island today meanwhile a humid northerly airflow for the North Island brings areas of patchy rain or drizzle in the west, drier weather...
Oct 10 2019 - 4:00am
A low pressure system west of New Zealand flings a front over the South Island today bringing wet weather to the West Coast then gradually to the east. Humid northerlies for the North Island bring...
Oct 9 2019 - 4:00pm
A low pressure system to the west flings a front over the South Island on Thursday meanwhile a humid northerly airflow for the North Island brings areas of patchy rain or drizzle in the west, drier...
Oct 9 2019 - 11:15am
Typhoon Hagibis is a large scale and a violent storm moving quickly northwestward at around 12kt (22kmh)   It will likely make a northeastward turn around Friday evening.
Oct 9 2019 - 10:58am
We have a typical spring forecast where sub-tropical winds blow at one end of NZ while colder Southern Ocean winds push in at the other end. A large low in the Tasman Sea is feeding heavy rain in to...
Oct 9 2019 - 10:34am
A subtropical flow across much of New Zealand will encourage some decent rainfall totals around western and northern areas. Next Monday we also have a low in the North Tasman Sea moving in with a...
Oct 9 2019 - 7:00am
Frontal zones affect the South Island today with heavy rain in the west, northwesterlies for the North Island with mainly settled conditions. A low pressure system to the west flings a front over the...