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Tuesday

North Island: Some cloud in the west, otherwise fine. South Island: Rain for Fiordland and southern Westland. Fine elsewhere. A hot afternoon for Otago, Canterbury and Marlborough.

Wednesday

North Island: Morning cloud in the west, otherwise fine. A hot afternoon for Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. South Island: Rain for Fiordland and Westland, spreading to Southland and Otago late. Otherwise fine. A hot afternoon for Otago, Canterbury and Marlborough.

Thursday

North Island: Scattered rain in the west south of Auckland. Fine elsewhere, and hot for Hawke's Bay and Gisborne. South Island: Rain or showers for most, though isolated about Nelson and Marlborough.

Friday

North Island: Isolated showers in the south and east, and later on for Bay of Plenty. Fine elsewhere. South Island: Partly cloudy. A few showers in the south and east. A cool day for most.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells and northwesterlies, then rain by late Thursday with a strong southwest change.

Northland to Waikato including Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine at first. Cloudy periods and isolated showers developing from the south this morning.

Waitomo to Wellington, including the Central High Country and Wairarapa

Patchy rain, clearing from the south later this morning or afternoon and long fine spells developing.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay

Fine with occasional high cloud.

Nelson, Marlborough

Cloud clearing this morning and becoming fine.

Canterbury, North Otago, Central Otago

Fine, with high cloud at times. Cloudy periods developing this evening.

Buller, Westland

Cloudy periods. A few light showers in Buller early this morning and in Westland from evening.

Dunedin, Clutha, Southland, Fiordland

Rain developing this morning about Fiordland and coastal Southland, with scattered falls spreading elsewhere later in the morning.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with a shower or two.

Brett

Sunday : Westerly 15 knots. Sea slight.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Southwest 15 knots. Tuesday: Becoming variable 10 knots in the morning. Wednesday: Variable 10 knots.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

Situation
A weakening front moves over the North Island today, followed by a ridge late Monday. Another front affects the far south of the South Island today, before weakening on Monday as a northwest flow builds over the South Island, which strengthens on Tuesday. A third front moves onto the South Island on Wednesday, followed by southwesterlies, then onto the North Island Thursday.

Warning
Nil for Brett

Forecast
Sunday: Northwest 10 knots, turning southwest 10 knots in the afternoon, and westerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Northerly swell half a metre or less. Monday: Westerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots late morning, southwest 10 knots late afternoon. Easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Northerly swell half a metre.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing in the afternoon, turning southwest 10 knots in the evening. Fine spells. Northerly swell half a metre or less. Wednesday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots for a time afternoon and evening. Fine spells. Northerly swell half a metre or less. Thursday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots for a time afternoon and evening. Mainly fine. Cloud and possible showers at night. Northerly swell half a metre or less.