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North Island, remaining showers clearing and becoming mostly fine. However, cloud and isolated showers developing in the east. South Island, patchy morning drizzle in the east, otherwise fine spells, but a few showers remaining in the far south.


North Island, mostly sunny, but isolated showers in the far north and east. South Island, mostly sunny, but isolated showers in the west and far south.


North Island, cloud increasing and isolated showers developing in the west. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers to rain in the west, heavy in Fiordland.High cloud thickening elsewhere.


North Island, showers becoming frequent in the west. High cloud further east. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, easing to showers. Scattered falls for a time elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and isolated showers developing early Tuesday behind a strong, cold southwest change. Winds gradually easing Wednesday, then strong northwesterlies develops Thursday

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, and northern Hawkes Bay

Rain developing in the Far North tonight and spreading south overnight, then clearing from the west during the afternoon.

The remainder of the North Island, also Nelson and Marlborough

Mainly fine with a few cloudy periods. Isolated showers developing from Taranaki to Manawatu tomorrow evening.

Buller to Fiordland, also Stewart Island

Rain or showers, with some heavy falls tonight and at first tomorrow for Westland and Fiordland.


Mainly fine, but becoming cloudy tomorrow evening with patchy drizzle.

Otago and the remainder of Southland

High cloud, with a few spots of rain for Southland at first. A few showers spreading from the south tomorrow, but retreating to coastal areas in the evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. A few showers developing tomorrow night.


*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Southeast 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening and to southerly 35 knots Monday morning. Easing to southwest 25 knots Monday afternoon and to 15 knots Monday evening. Sea becoming very rough for a time. Easterly swell 2 metres developing.Poor visibility in rain developing this evening, clearing early Monday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Southwest 20 knots, easing early Wednesday variable 10 knots. Moderate easterly swell easing Tuesday.

Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands Recreational Marine Area.

A ridge over the area weakens as a low moves southwards off the east coast and away to the southeast east late Monday. A southwest flow follows, which eases on Tuesday as another ridge builds over the country.

GALE warning for BRETT

Strong wind advisory. Sunday: Southeast 10 knots, rising to 20 knots overnight. Sea becoming moderate overnight. Fine with high cloud. Monday: Southeast 20 knots rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots early morning, easing to southwest 20 knots in the afternoon. Sea becoming rough in the morning, easing in the afternoon. Poor visibility in rain, clearing afternoon.

Outlook until midnight Thursday: Tuesday: Southwest easing to 15 knots early. Morning showers,becoming fine in the afternoon. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, becoming southeast 10 knots early and dying out late. Fine spells with the odd shower possible. Thursday: Northwest 10 knots developing late. Cloudy periods and isolated showers.