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Saturday

North Island, Cloudy in the west, with isolated light showers.Fine east of Taupo. South Island, Cloud in the west and south, with a few showers. Fine in the east.

Sunday

North Island, Cloudy in the west, and isolated light showers for Northland and Auckland. Fine in the east. South Island, Partly cloudy. Brief rain for the south.

Monday

North Island, Cloudy periods. A few showers in the east. South Island, Partly cloudy. Showers in the west and northeast.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and southwesterlies. Winds ease on Sunday, and a few showers develop. Showers clear on Monday.

Northland

Cloudy periods, with isolated light showers.

The remainder of the North Island

Fine, apart from some evening cloud tomorrow about the western areas from Taranaki to Wellington.

Nelson and Buller

Areas of cloud clearing in the morning, then fine.

Westland and Fiordland

Cloudy, with patchy light rain developing in the morning.

The remainder of the South Island

Fine weather.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells, chance morning shower.

Colville

Easterly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Southeast swell 1 metre developing for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday westerly 15 knots.

Kaipara

Southerly 15 knots, becoming easterly 15 knots but variable 10 knots south of Cape Reinga this morning. Sea slight.Southwest swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.

Auckland

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

Situation
High pressure lies over most of New Zealand through the forecast period. A couple of weak fronts affect the far south on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For the Manukau Harbour: Friday: Southeast 10 knots. Turning northeast 10 knots late this morning, then easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine. For the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf: Friday: Southeast 15 knots, turning northeast 15 knots, then easing to 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Easterly 15 but 20 knots about the Colville Channel, turning northeast 15 everywhere late this morning. Easing to northeast 10 knots this evening. Sea moderate in the east, easing late this morning. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Variable 10 knots. Morning cloud then fine. Sunday: Southwest 15 knots developing in the morning. Cloudy periods, isolated light showers. Monday: Southwest 15 knots, dying out late. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: East Coast: Easterly half a metre, or less. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre late Saturday.