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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Sunday

Cloudy with isolated showers for Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Banks Peninsula. Fine elsewhere, with areas of morning frosts.

Monday

North Island: Mainly fine for most, but morning cloud with isolated showers in the east. South Island: Partly cloudy in the west, and about coastal Otago. Otherwise, mainly fine.

Tuesday

North Island: Fine south of Taihape. Cloud increasing in the north, and a few showers developing for Northland, Bay of Plenty and Rotorua. South Island: Mainly fine about Christchurch, cloud increasing elsewhere and rain developing in Fiordland and southern Westland.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy, with showers becoming isolated on Sunday as strong southwesterlies ease. Winds becoming light and variable on Tuesday and fine spells developing.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Scattered showers, clearing Auckland and Coromandel tonight, and Northland tomorrow evening.

Gisborne and northern Hawke's Bay

Cloudy periods. Showers becoming isolated this evening.

Waikato to Wellington, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also southern Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Isolated showers for Waikato, Waitomo and Taumarunui, clearing this evening.

Buller and Westland

A few showers for northern Westland and Buller, otherwise mainly fine.

The remainder of the South Island

Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the Fiords until tomorrow afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers.

Chalmers

Southwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Southwest swell rising to 4 metres.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming early Sunday variable 10 knots. Developing later Monday northeast 15 knots, rising Tuesday 25 knots with rough sea.Moderate southwest swell, easing Monday.