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North Island, fine from Gisborne to Wairarapa. Cloudy periods and a few showers elsewhere. Northwesterlies rising to gale in Wellington. South Island, rain with heavy and possibly thundery falls spreading northwards in west. Scattered rain developing elsewhere. Northwesterlies may rise to gale in exposed places.


North Island, mostly cloudy with showers in southwest.Cloudy periods and a few showers elsewhere, but mainly fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in north becoming patchy. Occasional showers in west. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, mainly fine in east. The odd shower elsewhere, but mostly cloudy with showers in Taranaki, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington. Gale northerlies in Wellington. South Island, showers in west turning to rain, with possible heavy falls. A few spots elsewhere. Northwesterlies may rise to gale in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and the odd shower on Monday and Tuesday. Mainly fine on Wednesday.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods, with isolated showers tomorrow.

Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Cloud increasing tomorrow with patchy drizzle developing towards evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloud and a few showers clearing early tomorrow and becoming fine.

Waitomo to Wellington, including Taihape

Mainly fine overnight. Cloudy periods tomorrow, with one or two showers, especially about Taranaki and the Kapiti Coast.

Wairarapa, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago not including Clutha

Fine, with variable high cloud.

Clutha and Southland

High cloud, with a few spots of rain tonight and again later tomorrow.

Buller and Westland

Often cloudy, with a few showers turning to rain south of the Glaciers late tomorrow.


Rain at times, becoming heavy tomorrow night.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers developing tomorrow afternoon.


Southeast 15 knots turning northeast 15 knots this morning. Sea slight.Southeast swell 1 metre developing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots.


Variable 10 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday evening northerly 15 knots.Southwest swell becoming moderate Tuesday, easing Wednesday.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A ridge of high pressure lies over much of the North Island through Monday.

NIL warning for BRETT

Sunday: Southeast 10 knots. Becoming northeast 15 knots during the morning, easing to 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy with fair visibility in a few showers.

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northerly 10 knots. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Wednesday: Northerly 15 knots. Cloudy periods, odd shower.