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Warmer temperatures but not all clear skies with the High

Monday, 20 November 2017, 1:48 pm | MetService

This is the second week that the country will be dominated by high pressure, bringing settled conditions with no severe weather expected. More >>

Ridge of High Pressure Didn’t Bring Settled Weather for All

Sunday, 19 November 2017, 12:57 pm | MetService

Despite surface high pressure dominating across the country for most of this week, not everyone has experienced the fine weather which often accompanies these systems. More >>

Fine Weather for Most This Weekend

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 1:39 pm | MetService

This week started off with a ‘bang’ in the upper North Island, with good-sized hail and 308 lightning strikes recorded on Tuesday over the Auckland region alone. More >>

High pressure prevails for the next two weeks

Monday, 13 November 2017, 12:46 pm | MetService

New Zealand’s weather for the next two weeks is looking mostly dry and settled, thanks to a ridge of high pressure that moves onto the country today and is expected to stick around into next week. More >>

Incoming high pressure

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 12:56 pm | MetService

Incoming high pressure It has been a mixed weather week with two lows bringing severe weather to both ends of the country. The first low quickly crossed the South Island overnight on Monday and brought gale force winds to much of New Zealand, snow to ... More >>

More Rain for Some but a Positive Start to Next Week

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 2:11 pm | MetService

Following the severe weather experienced in many places mid-week, the weekend ahead see a shift back to Spring’s usual ‘mixed bag’ pattern. But beyond the weekend, a high-pressure system should settle things down more consistently across the country. More >>

Rapidly Deepening Low’s Course Set for New Zealand

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:38 pm | MetService

As a ridge of high pressure builds across the country today, bringing relatively settled weather, a low currently over eastern Australia is getting ready to make a rapid break across the Tasman. More >>

Wet And Windy Weather This Week

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 4:41 pm | MetService

With fine weather starting off the week, we’ll be wishfully looking back to Monday as we move forward. The weather that’s making it to the forefront of everyone’s mind arrives mid-week, bringing heavy rain, widespread gales and even a chance of ... More >>

Spring Gives a Taste of All Seasons

Saturday, 4 November 2017, 1:55 pm | MetService

After a week where Alexandra, Gore and Wanaka had a heat wave, MetService is forecasting that the westerly wind flow across the country this weekend will deliver a number of fronts. These fronts will bring cloudy, wet and cold weather to western areas. ... More >>

Intense low and change in temperatures this coming week

Friday, 3 November 2017, 5:30 pm | MetService

HEADS-UP for intense low and change in temperatures this coming week. MetService is forecasting a deep and intense low to move onto the South Island from the Tasman Sea on Tuesday, crossing the country Tuesday night and spreading its associated front ... More >>

Settled weather to end

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 1:25 pm | MetService

On Friday, New Zealand will wave goodbye to the settled weather we’ve been experiencing over the past few days as the ridge of high pressure stationed over the country moves off to the northeast. More >>

Weather on repeat

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:57 pm | MetService

High pressure out to the east of New Zealand is holding its position, meaning that MetService weather maps will not be changing much for the rest of the week, including for Halloween festivitieson Tuesday. The high is directing a northeasterly flow over ... More >>

MetService: A warm week ahead

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 12:58 pm | MetService

While those in the upper North Island have had a wet weekend, those in the South Island have had plenty of sunshine. The Kaimai Range has clocked up the highest rainfall total so far this weekend, with 110.3 mm recorded up to midday on Sunday. Tauranga ... More >>

Running humid for the Auckland Marathon

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:05 pm | MetService

Settled weather continues over New Zealand this weekend, but for northern parts humidity is on the rise. A ridge of high pressure becomes slow moving to the east of the country, bringing down tropical air in warm northerly breezes. More >>

A Mainly Fine Week Despite Some Wet Weather

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 2:01 pm | MetService

Following a wet end for many to the long weekend, MetService are forecasting another mixed week of weather for New Zealand. A weather system will affect different parts of the country this week, bringing rain to places, wind to some but sunshine to others. More >>

Settled week with some above average temperatures

Sunday, 22 October 2017, 12:22 pm | MetService

The end of the working week brought some much-needed settled weather, which also saw a warm airmass dragged over from Australia push temperatures in the South Island to above average. More >>

Forecast for your Labour Weekend

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 2:03 pm | MetService

MetService are forecasting a warm run up to the first long weekend of the season, with temperatures heading into the high twenties in some places in the South Island today (Thursday) and Friday. After that things return to a changeable westerly flow ... More >>

Marine Weather Forecasts Key to Boating Safety

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:58 am | MetService

MetService is supporting Safer Boating Week with a reminder to check the marine weather forecast before you leave home. More >>

MetService: A Settled Week in Store

Monday, 16 October 2017, 1:50 pm | MetService

As the kids go back to school today, Spring conditions continue. A front moves over the central North Island today, bringing showers ahead of it for the west and leaving scattered rain in its wake to the east. This front is quickly chased through by a ... More >>

Spring Weather Brought Fine And Wet Spells This Past Week

Sunday, 15 October 2017, 2:10 pm | MetService

New Zealand has seen both rain and shine this week in typical spring fashion. The second week of the school holidays got off to a wet start for most as a low pressure system over the Tasman Sea spiralled bands of rain onto the country. The low continued ... More >>



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