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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Saturday

North Island: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers, but fine in the east. South Island: Drizzle about Fiordland spreading to Westland, and isolated showers developing in Buller and Nelson. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers, but mainly fine in the east. South Island: Showers turning to rain in the west, with possibly heavy falls. Rain developing later in Southland and Otago. Increasing high cloud elsewhere.

Monday

North Island: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers, but mainly fine in the east. South Island: Rain developing for most, but clearing Southland and Fiordland later.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy with occasional drizzle. Northwesterlies developing on Saturday, strengthening Sunday.

Northland

Periods of rain today. Scattered showers tomorrow, easing and becoming isolated from late afternoon.

Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods with a few showers.

Waikato to Manawatu including the central high country, Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Long fine spells. Scattered showers, mainly during the the afternoons and evenings, when some could be heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible for inland Gisborne and Hawke's Bay.

Horowhenua to Wellington and Wairarapa, also Marlborough to Canterbury and Nelson to Buller and Westland

Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and night.

Otago and Southland, except Stewart Island

Partly cloudy. A few spots of light rain in Southland and Clutha tomorrow.

Fiordland and Stewart Island

Mostly cloudy with occasional rain.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with occasional light rain or drizzle, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Cook

Friday : Northerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Southerly swell 1 metre, period 14 seconds, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Saturday: Northerly 25 knots. Sea rough. Sunday: Northerly rising to 35 knots. Sea becoming very rough. Monday: Northerly easing to 25 knots in the afternoon, changing southerly 15 knots in the evening. Very rough sea easing.