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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Wednesday

North Island, a few showers in the east, elsewhere mainly fine. South Island, low cloud in the east morning and night, otherwise mainly fine.

Thursday

North Island, occasional rain in the east, and isolated afternoon showers about central ranges. Fine elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods in the east, with isolated showers spreading north about Southland to Dunedin. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, scattered rain in the east, easing. Fine elsewhere. South Island, morning cloud in the east, otherwise mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers, clearing on Friday. Light winds on Wednesday, then southerlies from Thursday.

Northland to Whanganui, including Coromandel Peninsula

Fine, apart from patches of morning fog.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo, and Taumarunui

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Taihape

Mainly fine this morning, apart from showers about coastal Gisborne. Scattered showers elsewhere this afternoon and evening, some heavy with possible thunderstorms.

Manawatu to Wellington

Morning cloud and scattered rain, then fine spells and the chance of an afternoon shower.

Wairarapa

Rain, with heavy falls and possible thunderstorms, easing this evening.

Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Areas of morning low cloud and drizzle, then fine spells. Isolated afternoon showers inland.

The remainder of the South Island

Long fine spells. Isolated showers about the ranges during the afternoon and evening.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with the odd shower.