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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

Tuesday

North Island: Showers gradually clearing everywhere. Becoming fine north of the Central Plateau. Strong or gale southerlies easing. South Island: Remaining drizzle in northern Canterbury clearing, and becoming fine everywhere.

Wednesday

North Island: Fine with a cold start. Cloud increasing later in the west. Gale northwesterlies developing in Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island: Rain, possibly heavy, developing in the west, but only scattered falls spreading east. Gale northwesterlies.

Thursday

North Island: A few showers developing with a southwest change. South Island: Showers in the west and south, gradually easing. Fine elsewhere.

Friday

North Island: Becoming fine, but cloudy periods in the north and west. South Island: Showers in the west and south, fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing with a strong southerly change Tuesday morning, then clearing evening as winds ease. Fine on Wednesday, but northerlies strengthening later. Showers developing Thursday as winds change strong southwesterly. Fine on Friday, with lighter northerlies.

Northland

A few showers, more likely from tomorrow afternoon.

Auckland to Waitomo, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine today. Scattered rain developing tomorrow morning.

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Cloudy periods and isolated, clearing this evening. Mainly fine tomorrow, but brief light rain in the afternoon.

Taranaki to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Marlborough Sounds

Mostly fine today. Occasional rain tomorrow, heavier and more persistent in the evening with a gale southerly change.

The remainder of Marlborough, also Nelson, Buller, and Westland

Fine today. Rain with some heavy falls tomorrow, clearing from Westland and Buller later.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Mostly fine today, but cloud and isolated showers in Canterbury. Rain tomorrow morning, then easing to showers and gradually clearing.

Chatham Islands

Partly cloudy. Rain tomorrow night.