South Island Weather

Heavy rain and severe gale warnings in force for many parts of New Zealand.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Periods of rain, with heavy and possibly thundery falls and severe gale northeasterlies in exposed places. Wind and rain easing north of Auckland this morning and further south this afternoon or evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Rain becoming widespread and heavier this afternoon.

Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa, Marlborough, Nelson and Buller

Rain with some heavy falls. Severe gale southeasterlies in exposed places.

Canterbury

Periods of rain, with heavy falls developing by evening, especially inland.

Otago

Mostly cloudy, with patchy drizzle, turning to rain in the east this evening.

Westland

Scattered rain. Severe gale southeasterlies in exposed places.

Fiordland and Southland

Cloudy periods.

Chatham Islands

Periods of rain.

 
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South Island Forecast for Thursday

  Forecast Min °C Max °C Chance of Rain Frost risk UV
Christchurch Showers Showers 8 13 90% Nil Moderate
Dunedin Possible shower Possible shower 5 10 90% Slight Moderate
Alexandra Possible shower Possible shower 4 10 90% Slight Moderate
Ashburton Possible shower Possible shower 6 11 90% Nil Moderate
Blenheim Windy with rain Windy with rain 9 16 90% Nil Moderate
Gore Late shower Late shower 6 11 80% Nil Moderate
Greymouth Rain Rain 10 15 60% Nil Moderate
Hokitika Possible shower Possible shower 10 15 80% Nil Moderate
Invercargill Late shower Late shower 5 12 70% Nil Moderate
Kaikoura Windy with rain Windy with rain 10 15 90% Nil Moderate
Motueka Windy with rain Windy with rain 11 16 90% Nil Moderate
Nelson Windy with rain Windy with rain 11 17 90% Nil Moderate
Oamaru Possible shower Possible shower 6 11 90% Nil Moderate
Queenstown Showers increasing Showers increasing 3 10 90% Slight Moderate
Reefton Rain Rain 8 12 60% Nil Moderate
Timaru Possible shower Possible shower 6 11 90% Nil Moderate
Wanaka Possible shower Possible shower 4 11 80% Slight Moderate
Westport Possible shower Possible shower 12 17 80% Nil Moderate
Tekapo Rain Rain 8 10 60% Nil Moderate
Ohau Rain Rain 8 10 60% Nil Moderate
Hawea Rain Rain 8 10 60% Nil Moderate
Te Anau Windy Windy 7 12 10% Nil -
Manapouri Windy Windy 7 12 10% Nil -
Produced by Weatherzone based on data from MetService

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