New Zealand Forecasts


visit for official warnings, observations, forecasts and charts.

Weather Warnings - a graphical display of all warnings with links to detailed info

Towns & Cities - urban forecasts including current/forecast temperatures
Rural - regional and seasonal forecasts
Marine & Surf - surf, boating, recreational, coastal and high-seas forecasts, also tides and forecast maps
Mountains & Parks - high country, national park and ski field forecasts
Weather Maps - analysis and forecast maps for NZ/Tasman and SW Pacific areas
Forecast rain maps - 3 day (MetService hi-res model) and 5 day (UKMO global model)

Mobile site:

TVNZ weather page


NIWA Weather homepage - start here for 5-day spot forecasts
Two day animated hourly rainfall map

Blue Skies Weather

Blue Skies Weather homepage


NZ Avalanche Centre - backcountry avalanche advisories/forecasts from the NZ Mountain Safety Council