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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island: Isolated showers developing for Waikato northwards. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island: Cloud and a few showers in the west, and rain developing for Fiordland late in the day. Fine elsewhere.

Tuesday

North Island: A few showers for most, but fine about the east coast. South Island: West of the Divide: Rain with heavy falls spreading north. Fine with high cloud elsewhere, but scattered rain developing in Southland. Northwesterlies becoming strong and gusty in exposed places.

Wednesday

North Island: Rain or showers for most. Some heavy falls possible in the west. South Island: Rain with heavy falls west of the divide, easing to showers. A period of rain spreading north in the east with a southerly change.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy on Monday and Tuesday with northwesterlies picking up. A period of rain with a southerly change on Wednesday followed by showers.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

Cloudy periods and isolated showers becoming confined to Northland tomorrow afternoon, then clearing and becoming fine everywhere in the evening.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taihape

Scattered showers clearing tonight, then fine.

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Cloudy periods, with isolated showers north of Napier.

Waikato to Wellington including Taumarunui, also Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Areas of cloud clearing tonight.

Marlborough and Nelson

Cloudy periods and isolated showers, clearing tomorrow morning and becoming fine.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Fine tonight. Cloudy periods and isolated light showers tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Cloudy periods about Stewart Island, otherwise fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and a few light showers.

Portland

Southwest 15 knots but southeast 15 knots about East Cape. Becoming variable 10 knots in the south this morning, and elsewhere in the evening. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 3 metres for a time.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Monday morning northerly 15 knots, rising late Tuesday northwest 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southwest swell easing Tuesday.