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Next 3 Days: Wetter & windier North Island… drier & cooler South Island (+12 Maps)

UPDATE — A sub-tropical low in the north vs a big blocking high in the south – that’s the set…

Monday’s national forecast – Tropical low makes a move (+14 maps)

A tropical low starts to affect the North Island today moving in from the north bringing heavy rain and increasing…

Heavy rain & gales for parts of the North Island next few days (+10 Maps)

Easterlies and clouds are already picking up in northern NZ today ahead of a sub-tropical low that will bring days…

Sunday’s national forecast – Northern rain clouds are building (+5 Maps)

Easterly winds will continue to pick up across northern NZ as low pressure in the sub-tropics drifts our way. Clouds…

Saturday’s national forecast – Mainly settled today (+8 maps)

An anticyclone lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather. Basically everywhere is dry today, only Fiordland brings the…

VIDEO: High pressure to challenge potential northern rain next week

It’s a frustrating forecast for those who need rain with a lot of low pressure forming north of NZ this…

‘The default setting now is that dry high pressure wins over the rain events’ – Philip Duncan (+4 Maps)

7 day + 14 day rainfall outlook —- Some rain is coming next week but high pressure will once again…

Friday’s national forecast – Anticyclone moves in (+8 maps)

An anticyclone moves onto New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather. Dry for most today but Hawkes Bay / Gisborne…

VIDEO: Sub-tropical low may impact NZ next week with rain & gales

An offshore ex-cyclone will add stronger currents and bigger waves to some eastern beaches of the North Island today as…

Thursday’s national forecast – Conditions ease today (+6 maps)

Mainly dry for the North Island today, isolated showers possible about the East Cape area this afternoon. The South Island…

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