extended nz forecast

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Mainly fine, but one or two showers in the far north. Rain in Fiordland, possibly heavy, and some showers about the South Island south coast.


North Island, mostly fine, but the odd shower in the west. South Island, rain, possibly heavy, in the west. Rain spreading over Southland and Otago and a few spots of rain late in Canterbury, and mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, fine with high cloud, but a few showers possible in the southwest. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, a few spots of rain spreading elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

On Sunday, a few early showers, then fine spells. Light winds. On Monday, fine spells. Northwesterlies changing southwest. On Tuesday, mainly fine. Northerlies developing later.

Northland, and also Gisborne

Mostly fine. Isolated showers in Northland.

Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

A few showers, mainly in the north.

Waikato to Wellington including the central high country, Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay

Cloud gradually clearing this afternoon and becoming fine. Areas of fog tomorrow morning.

Nelson and Buller


Canterbury and Marlborough

Coastal cloud clearing this afternoon, otherwise fine.

Southland and Otago

Fine today. High cloud tomorrow, with a few spots of rain possible about the western Otago.


Fine today. Becoming cloudy tomorrow.


Drizzle about the fiords, turning to widespread rain tonight.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. Low cloud tomorrow with late drizzle.


Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre, dying out. Areas of fog, clearing by Saturday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots easing early Monday variable 10 knots. Developing late Monday northeast 15 knots rising Tuesday 25 knots but 35 knots in north with very rough sea.


Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 1 metre. Areas of fog possible in the north, clearing by Saturday morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 15 knots changing early Monday southerly 15 knots. Becoming late Monday northerly 15 knots rising Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea.


Inshore waters from Lyttelton Harbour to the Waimakariri River mouth.

A ridge over the area moves off on Tuesday allowing a northerly flow to strengthen.

NIL warning for CONWAY

Friday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy, becoming fine afternoon. Saturday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon.Sea slight. Mostly sunny.

Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northeast 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon and evening. Mainly sunny. Monday: Variable 5 knots. Southerly 10 knots for a time in the morning. High cloud increasing. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots developing. High cloud.

Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Easterly half a metre or less.