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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, areas of morning low cloud or fog, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, rain in the west and south easing, mainly fine in the east.

Sunday

North Island, areas of morning low cloud or fog, otherwise mainly fine. South Island, cloudy periods and isolated in the west, mainly fine elsewhere but low cloud about the east coast.

Monday

North Island, areas of morning low cloud or fog, then mainly fine. However, isolated afternoon showers about the ranges. South Island, a few showers in the west and south, mainly fine elsewhere but low cloud about the east coast.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud with drizzle at times. Light winds during the weekend, and northerlies developing on Monday.

Northland to Wellington and Wairarapa, including Coromandel, western Taupo, Taumarunui and Taihape

Mainly fine, but cloudy morning and evening with patchy drizzle.

Bay of Plenty, eastern Taupo, Taihape, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges, some heavy.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from a few areas of morning low cloud or fog.

Buller to Fiordland

Cloudy with patchy drizzle morning and evening, but some fine breaks during the afternoon. Rain developing in Fiordland in the evening.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Areas of cloud and possible coastal fog. Becoming fine in the afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, possible morning drizzle.

Chalmers

Variable 10 knots. Northeast 15 knots developing this morning, rising to 25 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell 1 metre, easing for a time. Areas of low cloud or fog developing early morning.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Saturday morning southerly 20 knots,easing Saturday evening variable 10 knots.Developing for a time late Sunday and early Monday northeast 15 knots.