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Today
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15°
Cloudy. Chance morning showers, then rain from afternoon. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 18 05:48:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Tue Dec 18 21:10:00 NZDT 2018
Tomorrow
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11°
Rain, possibly heavy. Northwesterlies dying out morning.
Sunrise
Wed Dec 19 05:49:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Wed Dec 19 21:10:00 NZDT 2018
Thu Dec 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2018
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12°
Rain, possibly heavy, easing from afternoon. Easterly dying out.
Sunrise
Thu Dec 20 05:49:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Thu Dec 20 21:11:00 NZDT 2018
Fri Dec 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2018
21°
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12°
Cloudy with showers. Northwest developing for a time.
Sunrise
Fri Dec 21 05:50:00 NZDT 2018
Sunset
Fri Dec 21 21:11:00 NZDT 2018

Today

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Tomorrow

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11°

Thu Dec 20 00:00:00 NZDT 2018

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12°

Fri Dec 21 00:00:00 NZDT 2018

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

Wednesday

North Island, a few showers in the south, turning to rain later, possibly heavy. Cloudy periods with a few afternoon showers about the ranges elsewhere. South Island, rain, possibly heavy about Buller, Nelson and Marlborough,clearing about Southland and Clutha by afternoon.

Thursday

North of Taihape, a period of rain, then showers. Between Taihape and Canterbury Plains, rain, possibly heavy, easing later. South of Canterbury, often cloudy with isolated showers.

Friday

About the east coast of the South Island, showers turning to rain. Elsewhere, occasional showers, but mainly fine about Northland.

Chatham Islands

Low cloud, with rain or drizzle on Thursday and Friday. Winds changing southeast early Wednesday, then turning northeast on Friday.

Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the Central High Country

Areas of morning and evening cloud, otherwise mainly fine. However, the odd afternoon or evening shower possible.

Gisborne to Wairarapa

Mainly fine, with a slight chance of an afternoon shower, mainly inland.

Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington

Cloudy periods, and drizzle about the ranges.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine with high cloud.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Rain gradually spreading north, possibly heavy about eastern Otago and Southland, but only patchy falls for Canterbury. Northwest gales in exposed places inland until evening.

Buller, Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain about Fiordland, some heavy, spreading north across Westland this morning, and Buller by evening. Rain easing in the south later.

Chatham Islands

Fine.

Grey

North of Abut Head: Northerly 15 knots, gradually rising to 25 knots from this morning.Elsewhere:Northeast 20 knots,then gradually becoming northwest 30 knots this morning.Easing to northwest 15 knots this afternoon.Sea becoming rough at times.Northwest swell 2 metres developing.Southwest swell 1 metre.Poor visibility in rain developing this morning,spreading north from this afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Becoming Wednesday morning variable 10 knots everywhere. Becoming Wednesday evening northeast 15 knots in the north.Becoming Friday everywhere variable 10 knots. Moderate northwest swell easing Wednesday. Southwest swell becoming moderate Wednesday,easing Thursday.