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North Island, rain, heavy falls, easing from the north to a few showers. South Island, rain, mainly in the north and east, heavy falls in the north, dry in Fiordland and Southland.


North Island, showers, clearing in the east from Coromandel to Wairarapa. South Island, rain becoming widespread, easing to a few showers in the north and west.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, clearing in the south later. South Island, rain or showers clearing, but still a few showers about northern ranges.


North Island, cloudy periods in the north and west, the odd shower in the north, mainly fine in the east. South Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers in the far south.

Chatham Islands

On Tuesday, cloudy periods with early showers, northerlies developing. Rain developing on Wednesday and northeasterlies strengthening, lighter northwesterlies with showers later. On Thursday, rain or showers, winds tending southwest.


Rain becoming widespread tomorrow afternoon, with some heavy falls.

Auckland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Isolated showers, turning to rain in Auckland tomorrow morning with some heavy falls, then spreading south. Easterly rising to gale about Taranaki and the high country tomorrow evening.

Gisborne to Wellington

Low cloud and drizzle spreading north overnight, then turning to rain north of Wairarapa later.

Wanganui to Kapiti

Becoming cloudy overnight. Rain spreading from the north tomorrow evening.

Nelson and Buller to Fiordland

Mostly fine. High cloud increasing in the north tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Low cloud and patchy drizzle, clearing Southland tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Rain, easing to showers tomorrow.


*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 15 knots. Becoming northeast 25 knots Monday afternoon, rising to 35 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough. Northeast swell rising to 2 metres. Poor visibility in rain at times.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing Tuesday morning northwest 20 knots, turning Thursday southwest 25 knots. Very rough sea easing. Moderate northerly swell at times.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A front lies over the North Island today. A complex low gradually moves southeast over the western coast of the North Island from late Monday to Wednesday before a second low approaches from the Tasman sea on Wednesday.

GALE warning for BRETT

Strong Wind Advisory. Sunday: Northwest 15 knots. Sea slight. Poor visibility in rain at times. Monday: Northwest 15 knots rising to northerly 20 knots in the morning, and to 25 knots gusting 35 knots about midday. Becoming northeast 35 knots gusting 45 knots in the evening. Sea becoming rough about midday. Poor visibility in rain, heavy at times.

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Northeast 35 knots becoming northwest 20 knots early. Rain, heavy falls, easing to few showers. Wednesday: Northwest 15 knots. Possible shower. Thursday: Northwest 20 knots becoming southwest 15 knots. Frequent showers for a time.