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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. Showers becoming widespread inland south of Auckland in the afternoon, some heavy and possibly thundery. South Island, low cloud and rain in the east. Isolated showers elsewhere, more frequent and heavier in the afternoon.

Thursday

North Island, isolated showers becoming widespread during the afternoon, possibly heavy and thundery about the ranges. South Island, low cloud with rain or drizzle in the east. Mainly fine in the south. Elsewhere, fine spells with afternoon and evening showers.

Friday

North Island, isolated showers becoming widespread during the afternoon, possibly heavy and thundery about the ranges. South Island, low cloud with morning drizzle in the east. Elsewhere, fine spells with afternoon and evening showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and light winds.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers tomorrow.

Waikato to Manawatu, including Bay of Plenty, the central high country and Gisborne to Hawkes Bay

Today, mostly fine with isolated showers. Tomorrow, cloudy periods with showers, some heavy with possible thunderstorms from afternoon.

Horowhenua to Wellington and Wairarapa

Cloudy periods and isolated showers, mainly about the ranges.

Marlborough and Nelson

Mostly fine about the coast. Cloudy periods and a few showers inland, some heavy with possible thunderstorms during the afternoons.

Buller to Fiordland

Cloud increasing and occasional rain developing this evening.

Canterbury and coastal Otago

Mostly cloudy, scattered light rain or drizzle.

Southland and the remainder of Otago

Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Showers becoming widespread for a time tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with a few showers, clearing this afternoon, fine breaks increasing tomorrow.

Portland

Variable 10 knots but southerly 20 knots south of Poverty Bay. Becoming southeast 15 knots but northeast 15 knots in the north this evening. Becoming northeast 15 knots everywhere Tuesday morning. Moderate sea in the south, easing. Southwest swell 1 metre. Poor visibility in showers developing south of Mahia Tuesday evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning northeast 15 knots everywhere, easing Wednesday evening variable 10 knots.