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Wednesday

North Island, fine spells and a few showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere, but the odd shower in Wairarapa at first. South Island, rain developing in Fiordland, and showers developing in Southland and Clutha, otherwise mainly fine.

Thursday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Taihape, some possibly heavy, and mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in Westland and the far north, rain in Fiordland, and a few showers elsewhere.

Friday

North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, and in Bay of Plenty, Taupo, and the ranges of Gisborne and Hawkes Bay, some possibly heavy. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

The odd shower early Wednesday, then fine and cloudy periods with light winds through to Thursday. On Friday, showers and southerlies developing.

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Fine spells. The odd shower about eastern Northland and Coromandel, and elsewhere tomorrow afternoon.

Waikato to Taranaki, also Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Isolated showers, mainly during the afternoons and evenings, some heavy, and possible thunderstorms today.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Fine spells developing this afternoon. Isolated showers inland tomorrow afternoon, possibly heavy.

Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mainly fine. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening, with the odd late shower about Wellington and south Wairarapa.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine spells. Isolated showers inland today, possibly thundery. Cloud increasing tomorrow afternoon or evening with scattered showers, mainly about the ranges.

Buller and Westland

Isolated showers developing this afternoon or evening, possibly thundery in Buller, clearing tomorrow afternoon and becoming fine.

Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Mainly fine, but isolated showers inland this afternoon, and scattered rain tomorrow morning.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, the odd shower tomorrow.

Plenty

Easterly 15 knots easing to variable 10 knots Tuesday morning. Sea slight. Northeast swell 2 metres easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Wednesday evening easterly 15 knots, then easing Thursday variable 10 knots.

Coromandel

Inshore waters from Great Mercury Island to Mayor Island to Matakana Island.

Situation
A ridge of high pressure over central New Zealand directs an easterly flow over the upper North Island.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Monday: Easterly 10 knots but 15 knots north of Mayor Island. Becoming northeast l5 knots everywhere this afternoon then easing to easterly 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Cloud clearing and becoming fine this afternoon. Tuesday: Easterly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Fine spells.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Friday: Wednesday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots during the afternoon. Fine spells. Thursday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots during the afternoon. Fine spells. Friday: Variable 5 knots, but northeast 10 knots during the afternoon. Fine spells.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Friday: Northeast 1.5 metres, easing to 1 metre Wednesday.