Current Westport Weather

  • Pressure: 1005
  • Humidity: 95
  • Rainfall: 0.8
  • Wind: 19NNE kph
  • Sunrise: 07:04
  • Sunset: 19:42

Detailed Local Forecast

  • Today

    Wind14°Drizzle, gusty northerly. Evening rain, with gale SW.
  • Tomorrow

    Few showers15°Morning showers, then fine. Evening cloud.Strong SW eases.
  • Tuesday

    Partly cloudy16°Cloudy periods. Southwesterlies.
  • Wednesday

    Showers18°Rain developing. Northwest changes strong southwest.

Weather History

Ngauranga Gorge, leading State Highway 1 in and out of Wellington, became a "raging torrent" when a burst stormwater drain spewed hundreds of thousands of litres of water on to the roadway after a torrential downpour. Eight cars were trapped and had to be towed away. "Cars were sliding about in it and rocks were rolling down ... it was pretty dramatic."

Weather Video

Moon Phases

  • Last Quarter 05 October 2015
  • New Moon 13 October 2015
  • First Quarter 21 October 2015
  • Full Moon 28 October 2015


  • Opinions

    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

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