New Zealand Forecasts


visit for official warnings, observations, forecasts and charts.

New to Weather Geek: - for a graphical map of MetService Watches and Warnings for Severe Weather and Thunderstorms.
(does not include Road Snowfall or Marine Warnings or Outlooks)

Weather Warnings homepage - via MetService for 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 (global model)

Mobile site:

TVNZ weather page


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


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