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Tuesday

Mostly fine across the country, apart from scattered showers mainly during the afternoon and evening, some heavy and thundery for the central North Island.

Wednesday

Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated afternoon or evening showers about the ranges.

Thursday

North Island, mainly fine, apart from isolated showers north of Auckland and also about the eastern ranges. However, often cloudy with the odd shower for Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island, fine and cloudy periods, and isolated showers.

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west, mainly fine in the east, isolated afternoon showers across central areas. South Island, occasional rain in the west. High cloud increasing in the east and scattered rain spreading across the south.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy through to Friday, with a few showers on Thursday and Friday. Westerlies.

The northern half of the North Island from Taranaki and Taihape northwards, including Bay of Plenty

Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated showers tonight, some heavy in eastern Bay of Plenty. Isolated showers tomorrow afternoon and evening, some heavy inland with thunderstorms possible about Taumarunui, Taupo and Taihape.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Cloudy periods. A few showers, some heavy tomorrow with thunderstorms possible about the ranges of Gisborne and northern Hawkes Bay in the afternoon and evening.

Whanganui, Manawatu, Horowhenua and Kapiti

Mainly fine, but isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Wellington, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mostly cloudy, but becoming fine tomorrow morning.

Nelson, Buller, Westland, Fiordland, Otago and Southland

Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the ranges north of Hokitika tonight and again tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy, with a few showers. Becoming fine tomorrow morning.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing this evening. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots.

Kaipara

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing north of Tauroa Point this morning, and elsewhere this evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 2 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Easterly 15 knots, easing late Tuesday variable 10 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Auckland

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

Situation
A ridge sits over the area during the forecast period.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
For the Manukau Harbour: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Southwest 10 knots developing around midday, turning northeast 10 knots late afternoon, then easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, chance afternoon or evening shower. For the Waitemata Harbour: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing around midday, easing this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine, chance afternoon or evening shower. For the Hauraki Gulf: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing late morning, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. For the area from Bream Head to Cape Colville: Monday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing late morning, tending easterly 10 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Easterly 10 knots, dying out late. Mainly fine, chance afternoon or evening shower. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots, afternoon 10 knot sea breezes. Cloudy periods, chance of shower. Thursday: Variable 5 knots, afternoon 10 knot sea breezes. Fine spells and isolated showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Thursday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre or less. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, rising to 2 metres today, then easing to 1.5 metres for a time Wednesday.