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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, mainly about eastern Northland.

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

Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers, some heavy in the afternoons and evenings.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Cloudy areas clearing tomorrow morning, then fine apart from isolated showers about the ranges.

From Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mainly fine. However, isolated showers about Wellington and southern Wairarapa late tomorrow.

Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine spells. A few showers inland during the afternoons and evenings, especially about the foothills.

Nelson and Buller

Mostly fine, however isolated showers, possibly thundery inland this evening.

Westland, Fiordland, Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, however brief showers spreading north tomorrow morning and afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, the odd shower tomorrow.

Colville

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, easing to easterly 10 knots everywhere late this evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods. Tuesday: Easterly 10 knots, easing to variable 5 knots in the morning. Northeast 10 knots developing in the afternoon, turning westerly 10 knots late evening. Sea slight. Cloudy, clearing to fine in the afternoon.

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.