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weather warning

A strong and moist northwesterly flow remains over the country this weekend,with a number of embedded fronts bringing further periods of heavy rain and northwest gales to central and southern parts of New Zealand


Now
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A few morning showers, turning to rain afternoon, possibly thundery. Strong northerlies, easing evening.
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Sunrise
Sat Dec 07 05:47:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sat Dec 07 20:50:00 NZDT 2019
Tomorrow
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Rain from morning, clearing by evening with northerlies changing southwest.
Sunrise
Sun Dec 08 05:47:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Sun Dec 08 20:51:00 NZDT 2019
Mon Dec 09 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
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Mainly fine, chance afternoon shower. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Mon Dec 09 05:47:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Mon Dec 09 20:52:00 NZDT 2019
Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 NZDT 2019
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Fine with light winds and afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 10 05:47:00 NZDT 2019
Sunset
Tue Dec 10 20:52:00 NZDT 2019

Today

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15°

Tomorrow

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10°

Mon Dec 09 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

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9°

Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 NZDT 2019

19°

10°

Tides for Nelson
Sat Dec 07 06:56:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.2M
Sat Dec 07 13:04:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.5M
Sat Dec 07 19:14:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.4M
Sun Dec 08 01:24:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.3M
Sun Dec 08 07:57:00 NZDT 2019
HIGH  3.3M
Sun Dec 08 14:01:00 NZDT 2019
LOW  1.3M

extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, rain spreading north, easing from the south at night. South Island, rain or showers in the west. Showers spreading northwards in the east with a southwesterly change later.

Monday

North Island, early rain north of Taihape easing to isolated showers then clearing. Occasional rain about Hawkes Bay and Gisborne. Elsewhere, becoming fine. South Island, showers about Buller, Southland and Otago, easing later. Fine spells elsewhere, apart from isolated afternoon showers for Canterbury and Marlborough.

Tuesday

North Island, Scattered showers about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. Otherwise, fine. South Island, Cloudy periods with isolated showers for Fiordland, Southland, and Otago. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud and patchy drizzle on Sunday, mainly morning and night,with strong northerlies. A period of rain on Monday, easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly. Few showers and southerlies on Tuesday.

Northland to Taranaki, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Taumarunui and Taupo

Low cloud with patchy morning drizzle. Isolated afternoon and early evening showers, some heavy with possible thunderstorms.

Taihape, Whanganui, Manawatu, and Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Scattered rain from evening for Wairarapa.

Horowhenua to Wellington

Cloudy periods with patchy morning drizzle. Rain developing evening.

Nelson and Buller

Rain with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms developing from the south this morning.

Westland and Fiordland, also the Canterbury High Country

Rain with heavy falls and occasional thunderstorms, turning to showers this morning and clearing east of the Main Divide.

Marlborough, and the remainder of Canterbury

Scattered rain spreading northwards, clearing in the south in the afternoon.

Otago, Clutha and Southland

Scattered showers.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy with patchy drizzle.

Abel

Northerly rising to 30 knots early afternoon, easing to northwest 15 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough for a time. Northerly swell 1 metre at times. Poor visibility in occasional rain from afternoon, with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest rising Sunday morning 30 knots with rough sea, easing Sunday evening westerly 20 knots, becoming early Monday variable 10 knots.