Now
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Fine, but cloud increasing this evening. Gusty northwesterlies dying out evening.
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Sunrise
Sat Aug 18 17:07:38 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sat Aug 18 17:07:38 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
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Showers and southerlies, clearing to fine afternoon and winds dying.
Sunrise
Sat Aug 18 07:04:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sat Aug 18 17:42:00 NZST 2018
Sun Aug 19 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Fine with morning frosts and light winds. Late northerlies.
Sunrise
Sun Aug 19 07:03:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Aug 19 17:43:00 NZST 2018
Mon Aug 20 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Rain developing in the morning. Fresh northerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Aug 20 07:01:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Mon Aug 20 17:44:00 NZST 2018

Today

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Tomorrow

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Sun Aug 19 00:00:00 NZST 2018

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Mon Aug 20 00:00:00 NZST 2018

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

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Sunday

North Island, fine with morning frosts. Cloud developing in the north from evening. South Island, Fine and frosty in the east, cloud developing in the west.

Monday

North Island, Rain developing in the morning, with heavy falls possible for Taranaki, Bay of Plenty and the central North Island. Cloud increasing in the east with brief rain. South Island, Rain in the west, possibly heavy, cloudy with a few spots of rain in the east.

Tuesday

North Island, Rain, with possible heavy falls in the west. Partly cloudy in the east, with late showers in Wairarapa. South Island, Rain in the west, possibly heavy. Scattered rain developing in the east later with a southerly change.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers and fresh southwesterlies, with a change to northerlies late on Monday. Rain setting in on Tuesday, as northerlies ease.

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel, and Bay of Plenty

Fine spells and a few showers, some heavy tonight.

Waikato to Kapiti, including the central high country

Showers, some heavy, clearing from the south tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine, but a few showers spreading north from late morning tomorrow.

Wellington and Wairarapa

Showers spreading north tonight, some heavy, clearing tomorrow afternoon and fine spells developing.

Marlborough, Nelson, and Buller

Scattered showers, clearing about Buller overnight and elsewhere tomorrow morning, then mainly fine. Isolated afternoon showers about the ranges tomorrow.

Westland and Fiordland

Mainly fine, with remaining showers about Westland clearing tonight. A few showers about Fiordland tomorrow evening.

Canterbury

Areas of rain, heavy at times with snow to 500 metres, clearing tomorrow afternoon then fine.

Otago and Southland

Showers clearing overnight. Fine tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Occasional rain.

Stephens

Southwest 20 knots but southerly 15 knots east of Cape Farewell to Hawera, changing southeast 20 knots everywhere this morning. Becoming variable 10 knots this evening. Moderate sea at times. Southwest swell in the west, 3 metres easing. Northwest swell in the west, 1 metre. Northwest swell in the east, 2 metres at times. Poor visibility in showers,possibly heavy and thundery, easing this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Variable 10 knots. Developing overnight Sunday northeast 15 knots but 25 knots in the west, changing Monday afternoon northwest 20 knots everywhere. Changing late Tuesday southeast 20 knots but southwest 25 knots in the west. Rough sea at times. Moderate southwest swell in the west. Northwest swell becoming moderate from Monday.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A series of weak fronts move across the area today, followed by a weak ridge.The ridge moves away to the east on Sunday. A series of active fronts move across the area from the Tasman on Monday and Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Saturday: Southerly 15 knots but 10 knots north of Otaki, rising to 25 knots gusting 35 knots but 20 knots in the north this morning. Easing to southerly 15 knots everywhere this afternoon, and to southerly 10 knots but variable 5 knots in the north this evening. Sea becoming rough for a time this morning and afternoon. Fair visibility in a few morning showers, clearing to a fine afternoon.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing evening. Fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 20 knots. Rain developing early. Tuesday: Changing southwest 15 knots late. Periods of rain.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1 metre, easing to half a metre Sunday.Northwest rising to 1.5 metres Monday and to 2 metres for a time Tuesday.