Westerlies to dominate rest of October

Westerly quarter winds will dominate New Zealand for the rest of the month - but we do have at least three influential low pressure systems. WeatherWatch.co.nz... Read More

Tree ripped from roots in Tauranga

Wild weather is creating some havoc in the region with trees being uprooted and power outages. Earlier this morning, SunLive reported power outages... Read More

Severe gales expected to batter BOP

    People are being warned to prepare for heavy rain and severe gales. A deep low over the north Tasman Sea is expected to move onto Northland... Read More

Northern low to bring patches of gales and rain

A low from the sub-tropics is deepening quickly today as it moves into the upper North Island. Following a calm weekend, easterly quarter winds are... Read More

Rain and strong winds to affect the North Island

An intensifying low-pressure system approaching from the northwest is expected to deliver heavy rain and strong winds to large parts of the North Island... Read More

What‘s on - spring fling market, ice skating, art

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday.   Today we are expecting a fine day, then cloudy periods and a few showers developing in the evening. There may... Read More

Foggy start to the weekend

Welcome Bay residents woke to early morning fog on Saturday as mist and early cloud covered patches across the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions. WeatherWatch... Read More

What’s on – festivals, expo and ice skating

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday.   Today we are expecting morning cloud and a few showers, then becoming fine, with light winds.   It’s... Read More

Heavy rain watch issued for BOP

A heavy rain watch has been issued for the Bay of Plenty. “A slow moving low over the Tasman Sea directs a moist northerly flow across the South... Read More

Tasman Sea low draws down cloud over NZ

New Zealand is more like land of the long grey cloud today, as a large low in the Tasman Sea hugs the western South Island and drags down cloud over... Read More

Heavy rain for the next few days

A subtropical flow across much of New Zealand will encourage some decent rainfall totals around western and northern areas, says WeatherWatch.co.nz.... Read More

Sub-tropical warmth for the next few days

The theme over the next few days is to get warmer and warmer as sub-tropical winds kick in - before a late week cool down in the south. "To give... Read More

Warm muggy nights ahead

It’s starting to feel a lot more like spring this week in the Bay of Plenty with high temperatures during the day. But this also means, temperatures... Read More

Changeable spring pattern continues

The MetService forecasted some changeable weather this past week. “There were a few fronts which brought severe weather to start the school holidays,”... Read More

Astro-photographer to visit Tauranga

Are you a stargazer or aspiring night photographer?  The founder of ‘The World at Night’ Babak A. Tafreshi will be speaking in Tauranga... Read More