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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, mainly fine with early frosts, but cloudy periods in the north and isolated showers about Northland. South Island, mainly fine with early frosts or fog, but cloudy periods in the west, and showers developing about Fiordland.

Sunday

Mainly fine for most with early inland frosts. However, cloudy periods in the west and north, and a few showers about Fiordland.

Monday

North Island, areas of cloud mainly in the west, and isolated showers about Northland. South Island, rain spreading north through Fiordland and Westland, with showers developing in Buller and Nelson. Fine with some high cloud east of the Divide, but a few showers in Southland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with brisk northwesterlies. A few showers expected late Sunday through early Monday with winds turning southwesterly for a time.

Northland, Coromandel Peninsula and Great Barrier Island

Generally fine. However, a few showers in the east.

For the remainder of the North Island

Fine, apart from areas of morning and evening low cloud or fog. Isolated showers in Auckland tonight.

Southland and Fiordland

Cloudy periods, with a few showers about the coast and fiords, clearing Southland this afternoon.

For the remainder of the South Island

Fine for most, with frosts morning and night. However, a few areas of morning and evening low cloud or fog about some sheltered valleys and basins.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, chance light shower.

Rangitata

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing Friday evening.Sea slight. Southwest swell 3 metres offshore,easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 10 knots, rising Sunday 20 knots, easing Monday northerly 10 knots.