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Sunday

North Island, areas of cloud, and isolated showers, clearing in the south later. South Island, mainly fine in the west and south. Cloudy in the east and north, with isolated showers gradually clearing.

Monday

North Island, mainly fine, isolated showers in the north and east. South Island, mainly fine, isolated showers about the ranges.

Tuesday

Mainly fine across the country, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with occasional showers. Some fine breaks on Monday. Westerlies changing southerly late Sunday, dying out on Monday. Southwesterlies developing on Tuesday.

Northland and Auckland

Long fine spells. Isolated showers until tonight and again tomorrow afternoon, mainly in Northland.

Waikato to Wellington, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine, apart from a few areas of cloud morning and evening.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Buller, Nelson and Marlborough

Fine apart from cloudy periods about Buller from tonight.

Canterbury and Otago

Sunny today apart from isolated afternoon showers inland. Scattered rain spreading north tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Westland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods. Rain developing in Fiordland in the morning, and a few showers about south Westland from tomorrow afternoon.

Southland and Clutha

Fine today. Scattered rain tomorrow, clearing during the afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with a few early showers tomorrow.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Easterly swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing early Monday easterly 15 knots.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday southeast 15 knots. Southwest swell becoming moderate Monday.

Auckland

Manukau and Waitemata Harbours, Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville.

Situation
A ridge persists over the area through until Sunday. A weak front moves over the area late Sunday and Monday, followed by another ridge.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For the Manukau Harbour: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, chance afternoon shower. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing in the afternoon, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. For the Waitemata Harbour: Friday: Easterly 10 knots developing this morning, turning northeast 10 knots this afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, chance afternoon shower. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing in the afternoon, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. For the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Southeast 10 knots, becoming northeast 10 knots this afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon, turning southwest 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Southwest 10 knots, dying out overnight. Cloudy at first but fine breaks increasing. Monday: Easterly 15 knots but northeast 10 knots about the Harbours, developing early. Mainly fine. Tuesday: Easterly 10 knots, dying out late. Mainly fine.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Easterly 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre today and to half a metre or less Saturday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre overnight tonight, rising to 1.5 metres Sunday and to 2 metres Monday.