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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Friday

North Island, showers in the west and south, turning to rain later. Increasing cloud elsewhere. South Island, periods of rain, heavy falls in the west and about the Divide.

Saturday

North Island, showers, easing and becoming isolated, but clearing to fine in the east and far north. South Island, early rain in the west easing to a few showers, but rain returning to Fiordland later. Showers elsewhere, gradually clearing to fine.

Sunday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west, fine in the east. South Island, rain spreading north, but fine with high cloud from the Canterbury Plains to Marlborough.

Chatham Islands

Cloud increasing with rain and northeasterlies developing on Friday. Easing to isolated showers late on Saturday as winds turn westerly.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel and the central high country

Fine spells. Isolated showers, clearing from Auckland northwards tomorrow afternoon.

Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Wellington

Remaining showers clearing overnight and becoming fine. Cloudy for Wellington tomorrow night.

Whanganui to Kapiti

Isolated showers, mainly about the ranges. Patchy rain developing late tomorrow.

Nelson, Buller, Westland, Marlborough, Canterbury

Mainly fine, however low cloud for the Canterbury Plains overnight, and cloud increasing tomorrow and scattered rain developing later.

Otago, except Clutha

Mainly fine, scattered showers tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Fine spells. Isolated from afternoon or evening, clearing tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

A few showers this afternoon.

Chalmers

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing for a time this morning and afternoon. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in early morning showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Friday morning northeast 30 knots with rough sea, changing early Saturday southwest 15 knots. Becoming later Saturday northeast 15 knots.Moderate southwest swell developing at times.