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Sunday

North Island, fine spells and a few showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and clearing early about Dunedin, Clutha and North Otago, fine spells elsewhere.

Monday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and about the Canterbury high country. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Tuesday

North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers early Sunday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday then gradually strengthening on Monday until Wednesday.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. Fine today. Becoming mostly cloudy tomorrow, with late showers in the east.

Taupo, Taihape, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from scattered afternoon and evening showers tomorrow, some heavy and thundery.

In the west from Waikato to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Fine weather.

Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers inland tomorrow.

Fiordland

Occasional rain clearing overnight. Late drizzle tomorrow.

Canterbury to Southland

Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and night, and a few morning showers about Canterbury and North Otago, retreating to the foothills in the afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Becoming cloudy with a few showers from tonight.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing Saturday afternoon. Sea slight. Easterly swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in showers developing Saturday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Rising Sunday morning easterly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Tuesday 15 knots. Northeast swell becoming moderate Monday, easing Tuesday.

Kaipara

Southeast 15 knots. Sea slight. Northeast swell north of Cape Reinga, rising to 2 metres. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Sunday morning easterly 25 knots with rough sea, easing late Tuesday 15 knots. Moderate northeast swell in the north.

Auckland

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

Situation
Easterlies develop over the upper North Island on Saturday and strengthen on Sunday as a ridge over the country begins to move away to the east.

Warning
Wind warning Nil

Forecast
Manukau Harbour: Friday: Southwest 10 knots dying out this evening. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Fine spells. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 10 knots developing in the morning. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods. Waitemata Harbour: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Fine spells. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the morning. Sea slight, but choppy when wind opposes tide. Cloudy periods. Hauraki Gulf and Bream Head to Cape Colville: Friday: Variable 5 knots. Sea smooth. Fine spells. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Easterly 15 knots developing in the morning. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Fair visibility in showers developing late evening.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Easterly rising to 20 knots but 25 knots in the east in the afternoon. Fine spells with the odd shower. Monday: Northeast 20 knots but 25 knots in the east. Fine spells. Tuesday: Easterly easing to 15 knots everywhere late. A few showers developing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: East Coast: Northeast half a metre, rising to 1 metre Sunday and to 1.5 metres Monday. West Coast: Southwest 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Saturday, rising to 1.5 metres again Tuesday.