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North Island, mainly fine but isolated afternoon showers in Northland and the Central Plateau. South Island, partly cloudy, with isolated afternoon showers possible about inland Marlborough and Canterbury.


North Island, mainly fine, but isolated afternoon showers inland. South Island, cloudy with showers in Fiordland and southern Westland, mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, cloudy periods and isolated afternoon showers inland. South Island, rain in the west, with possible heavy falls and thunderstorms, high cloud thickening in the east with late scattered rain in the south.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy, with one or two showers on Monday. Fresh southwesterlies dying out on Tuesday, then northerlies developing on Wednesday and strengthening.

Northland and Auckland

Fine tonight. Cloudy periods and isolated showers developing tomorrow.

Waikato, Waitomo and Taupo

Cloud developing tonight. Patchy drizzle tomorrow morning, followed by increasing fine spells.

Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne to Wairarapa

Fine, apart from cloudy periods in Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty tomorrow morning.

Taranaki to Wellington, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Patchy drizzle developing tonight. Drizzle clearing tomorrow morning, then long afternoon fine spells.

Nelson and Marlborough


Buller and Westland

Patchy drizzle clearing tomorrow morning and becoming fine.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Mostly fine. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon.


Rain, easing to isolated showers tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with the chance of a shower tomorrow morning.


Variable 10 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing late Wednesday northwest 15 knots.


Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots.


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

High pressure lies over the area through the forecast period.

Wind warning Nil

For the Manukau Harbour: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing this afternoon. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, chance isolated afternoon showers. For the Waitemata Harbour, the Hauraki Gulf and the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing this afternoon, changing southwest 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Partly cloudy, chance isolated afternoon showers.

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Variable 5 knots, but southwest 15 knots about the Harbours and Hauraki Gulf,dying out late. Partly cloudy. Tuesday: Variable 5 knots, becoming southwest 15 knots about the Harbours and Hauraki Gulf for a time. Mainly fine, isolated showers. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots, but northwest 15 knots developing later north of the Colville Channel. Morning cloud, becoming fine.

Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, or less. West Coast: Southwest 1 metre, rising to 1.5 metres late Tuesday.