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Monday

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.

Tuesday

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.

Wednesday

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 and Coromandel

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

From Auckland to Waitomo, including Taihape, Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty, also Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Mainly fine. However scattered showers inland this evening, some heavy with possible thunderstorms and downpours about the central high country. A few showers returning to Taihape tomorrow afternoon.

From Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mostly fine and warm. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon and evening.

All the South Island except Fiordland

Mainly fine, but skies often cloudy about eastern areas from Kaikoura to Dunedin.

Fiordland

Cloud increasing. Drizzle developing about the fiords tonight and turning to rain tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, and the odd shower.

Cook

Variable 10 knots. Northerly 15 knots developing Sunday morning. Sea slight. Southerly swell 1 metre, dying out.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly 15 knots, rising Monday afternoon 25 knots and Wednesday 35 knots with very rough sea.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A ridge of high pressure covers the country today. A northerly flow develops on Sunday as the ridge begins to move away to the east. The northerly flow strengthens Wednesday ahead of a front approaching from the Tasman Sea.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Saturday: Southwest 15 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Sunday: Northerly 10 knots developing in the morning. Easing to variable 5 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Becoming northeast 10 knots in the morning, turning northwest 10 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Fine. Tuesday: Northerly 10 knots, turning northwest 10 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. A few showers developing. Wednesday: Northerly rising to 15 knots. Showers turning to rain late.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre developing Wednesday.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A ridge of high pressure covers the country today. A northerly flow develops on Sunday as the ridge begins to move away to the east. The northerly flow strengthens Wednesday ahead of a front approaching from the Tasman Sea.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Saturday: Southwest 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots this evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Sunday: Variable 5 knots. Northerly 10 knots developing in the morning. Sea slight. Fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northerly rising to 15 knots in the morning. Mostly fine. Tuesday: Northerly 15 knots. A few showers developing. Wednesday: Northerly rising to 20 knots. Showers turning to rain late.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: Northwest 1 metre developing Wednesday.