extended nz forecast

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coastal marine forecast

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Sunday

Mainly fine, but one or two showers in the far north. Rain in Fiordland, possibly heavy, and some showers about the South Island south coast.

Monday

North Island, mostly fine, but the odd shower in the west. South Island, rain, possibly heavy, in the west. Rain spreading over Southland and Otago and a few spots of rain late in Canterbury, and mainly fine elsewhere.

Tuesday

North Island, fine with high cloud, but a few showers possible in the southwest. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, a few spots of rain spreading elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

On Sunday, a few early showers, then fine spells. Light winds. On Monday, fine spells. Northwesterlies changing southwest. On Tuesday, mainly fine. Northerlies developing later.

Northland, and also Gisborne

Mostly fine. Isolated showers in Northland.

Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula

A few showers, mainly in the north.

Waikato to Wellington including the central high country, Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay

Cloud gradually clearing this afternoon and becoming fine. Areas of fog tomorrow morning.

Nelson and Buller

Fine.

Canterbury and Marlborough

Coastal cloud clearing this afternoon, otherwise fine.

Southland and Otago

Fine today. High cloud tomorrow, with a few spots of rain possible about the western Otago.

Westland

Fine today. Becoming cloudy tomorrow.

Fiordland

Drizzle about the fiords, turning to widespread rain tonight.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. Low cloud tomorrow with late drizzle.

Cook

Northerly 15 knots, rising to 25 knots this evening. Sea becoming rough.

Outlook following 3 days: Northerly easing Saturday morning 15 knots, then Saturday afternoon variable 10 knots. Developing Sunday northerly 20 knots.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A ridge over the area moves off on Tuesday allowing a northwest flow to strengthen.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Friday: Northerly 10 knots. Sea slight. Cloudy, fine spells increasing afternoon. Saturday: Northerly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy, fine spells developing late morning.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 10 knots developing for a time in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Monday: Northeast 10 knots, turning northwest 15 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northwest rising to 20 knots. Cloudy with a few showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1 metre, dying out Saturday.

Mana

Inshore waters from Pukerua Bay to Makara Beach.

Situation
A ridge over the area moves off on Tuesday allowing a northwest flow to strengthen.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Friday: Northerly 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea slight. Long fine spells. Saturday: Northerly 15 knots, turning southerly 10 knots in the morning. Easing to variable 5 knots in the afternoon. Sea slight. Morning cloud, then fine.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Tuesday: Sunday: Northerly 10 knots developing in the afternoon. Mainly fine. Monday: Northerly rising to 20 knots for a time in the afternoon and evening. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Northerly rising to 25 knots. Cloudy with a few showers.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Tuesday: Northwest 1 metre, dying out Saturday.