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Partly cloudy with chance shower, becoming fine in the morning. Northeasterly breezes.
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Sunrise
Sat Dec 16 05:42:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Dec 16 20:49:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
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Long fine spells. Northeast breezes.
Sunrise
Sun Dec 17 05:43:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Dec 17 20:50:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Dec 18 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
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A few showers, turning to rain for a time. A southerly change.
Sunrise
Mon Dec 18 05:43:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Dec 18 20:50:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
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Cloudy periods increasing. Northwesterlies, late southerly.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 19 05:43:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Dec 19 20:51:00 NZDT 2017

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Sunday

North Island, fine apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers in the west and north. South Island, a few showers in the north. A period of rain elsewhere, with possible thunderstorms in Otago and southern Canterbury.

Monday

North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.

Tuesday

North Island, mostly fine, but isolated showers in the north. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.

Chatham Islands

Fine with light winds on Sunday. Becoming cloudy with northerlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Showers and southwesterlies on Tuesday.

From Northland to Whanganui, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine, apart from isolated showers. Some could be heavy this afternoon about the ranges.

Manawatu to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Fine, apart from some morning cloud, and the odd afternoon shower about the ranges.

Marlborough, Nelson and Canterbury

Fine spells, and afternoon and evening showers about the ranges, some heavy and thundery with hail.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy with a few showers, turning to rain south of Hokitika from afternoon.

Otago and Southland

Mostly cloudy, but fine breaks increasing later this morning. A few showers developing this afternoon about Otago, some heavy with possible thunderstorms, especially in the east.

Fiordland

Periods of rain.

Chatham Islands

Fine.

Cook

Northerly 20 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning. Northerly 15 knots developing this afternoon. Moderate sea, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly rising early Sunday 20 knots. Changing Monday morning southerly 35 knots with very rough sea, then easing late Monday 15 knots. Turning Tuesday morning northerly 20 knots, then changing late Tuesday southerly 25 knots.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Saturday: Northeast 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots for a time this afternoon. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northeast 10 knots rising to northerly 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 20 knots in the morning, easing to southeast 10 knots late. A few showers, turning to rain for a time. Tuesday: Becoming northwest 10 knots during the morning, rising to 20 knots in the afternoon. Changing southerly 20 knots at night. Mainly fine, but showers at night.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1.5 metres late Tuesday.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A ridge lies over the upper North Island today, while a front weakens and stalls over the lower South Island. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the east coast of the South Island on Tuesday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, easing to 10 knots for a time this morning and early afternoon. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 15 knots. Mainly fine. Monday: Changing southerly 25 knots in the morning, then easing to southeast 15 knots late. A few showers, turning to rain for a time. Tuesday: Becoming northerly 20 knots during the morning. Changing southerly 25 knots at night. Mainly fine, but showers at night.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest half a metre or less, rising to 1 metre late Tuesday.