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North Island, fine in Bay of Plenty and from Gisborne to Wairarapa. Cloudy periods with isolated showers elsewhere north of Wanganui.Gale or severe gale northwesterlies in Wairarapa and Wellington. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading northwards in west. Rain developing south of Christchurch. Fine in the northeast.


North Island, rain or showers spreading to most places with some heavy falls about the ranges south of Taranaki. Gale northwesterlies in the east south of Wairoa easing. South Island, rain, with some heavy falls in the west easing to showers from the south.


North Island, rain or showers clearing south of Taranaki to Wairoa and fine spells developing. South Island, Showers easing and clearing in the east.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells with northwesterlies strengthening on Monday. Cloudy with rain developing on Tuesday, then showers with a southwest change and southwesterlies strengthening. Fine spells with showers clearing and strong southwesterlies.

Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel

Mostly cloudy with isolated light showers, mainly in the west. Areas of drizzle tomorrow night from Waikato to Taranaki.

Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Cloudy periods, especially during nighttime hours and in the morning.

Whanganui to Wellington

Fine spells this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. Patchy drizzle tomorrow night north of Wellington.

Gisborne to Wairarapa, also Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury


Buller to Fiordland

Becoming mostly cloudy tonight with a few light showers, turning to rain in Fiordland tomorrow night.

Otago and Southland

Fine apart from some cloudy periods, especially in the south.

Chatham Islands

Mostly fine.


Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight.Southeast swell 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday afternoon westerly 15 knots, rising Tuesday afternoon northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Changing Wednesday southwest 20 knots.


Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots north of Hokianga Harbour this afternoon. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Westerly 15 knots, rising Tuesday morning northwest 25 knots everywhere with rough sea. Changing late Tuesday southwest 20 knots. Moderate southwest swell.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A weak ridge over the country moves off to the north on Monday. A front crosses over the area late Tuesday followed by another weak ridge which is expected to build from the west on Wednesday.

NIL warning for BRETT

Sunday: Southwest 10 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Southwest 10 knots. Cloudy periods, odd shower. Tuesday: Becoming northwest 20 knots in the morning, changing southwest 15 knots in the evening. A few showers, turning to rain in the evening. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots. Rain easing.