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North Island, fine spells and few showers north of Tauranga, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the mainly in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west with some heavy falls. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.


Unsettled with rain or showers spreading to most places during the day with some heavy falls in the west of the South Island. Gale northwesterlies in exposed parts of the South Island and lower North Island.

Chatham Islands

Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers. Northeasterlies becoming strong on Wednesday.

Northland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly in the east during the morning and night.

From Auckland to Waitomo, including Taumarunui and Taupo

Fine apart from a few areas of morning cloud.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine weather.

From Taranaki to Wellington, also Taihape and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but a few morning showers about the northern areas of Taranaki and isolated and evening showers inland.

All the South Island except Fiordland

Fine, apart from areas of morning end evening cloud about Canterbury coasts.


Patchy drizzle, turning to rain this evening .

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, and the odd morning shower.


Easterly 15 knots rising to 25 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in occasional showers.

Outlook following 3 days: Northeast 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate northeast swell, easing Wednesday.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A northeast flow over the upper North Island strengthens for a time today and Monday as a ridge over central New Zealand slowly moves away to the east.

NIL warning for BRETT

Sunday: Easterly 15 knots rising to 20 knots this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate this afternoon. Cloudy with fair visibility in the odd shower.

Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northeast 20 knots. Fine spells and a few showers. Tuesday: Northeast 20 knots. Showers. Wednesday: Northeast easing to 15 knots late. Showers turning to rain.