Fairfax Media Network

New Zealand GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall Analysis Chart

left right
left left right right

About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Marcus update

13:13 EDT

After passing over Darwin on Saturday Tropical Cyclone Marcus made landfall over the northern Kimberley coast as a category two system.

Tropical Cyclone Marcus prompts Darwin schools to close tomorrow as clean-up continues

13:02 EDT

Schools across Darwin will close tomorrow as emergency services work to restore power and water in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcus.

Bushfires near Warrnambool intensify, houses lost in Victoria's west

12:53 EDT

A significant number of houses have been lost, fire officials say, as out-of-control bushfires burning in western Victoria grow in size after an early-morning wind change.