Today
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15°
A fine evening with some high cloud. Light winds.
Sunrise
Sat Dec 16 05:52:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sat Dec 16 20:35:00 NZDT 2017
Tomorrow
25°
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17°
A few showers developing morning, clearing afternoon. Light winds, afternoon sea breezes.
Sunrise
Sun Dec 17 05:52:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Sun Dec 17 20:35:00 NZDT 2017
Mon Dec 18 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
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14°
Mostly cloudy. A few showers, more frequent from afternoon. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Mon Dec 18 05:53:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Mon Dec 18 20:36:00 NZDT 2017
Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2017
26°
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14°
Morning cloud, then fine. Southwesterlies.
Sunrise
Tue Dec 19 05:53:00 NZDT 2017
Sunset
Tue Dec 19 20:37:00 NZDT 2017

Today

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15°

Tomorrow

25°

17°

Mon Dec 18 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

26°

14°

Tue Dec 19 00:00:00 NZDT 2017

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Monday

North Island, a few showers turning to rain in the south and east, clearing later. South Island, rain spreading north over northern areas, isolated showers elsewhere, gradually clearing.

Tuesday

North Island, areas of morning cloud then mostly fine, but isolated showers in Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. South Island, a few showers, turning to rain in the south and east.

Wednesday

North Island, cloudy periods and isolated showers. South Island, areas of morning cloud with a few showers in the north, then becoming mainly fine.

Chatham Islands

Becoming cloudy with northwesterlies on Monday and rain developing overnight. Rain easing to showers on Tuesday, then periods of rain and southwesterlies on Wednesday.

Northland to Taranaki, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Mainly fine, but isolated showers. Possible thunderstorms about Bay of Plenty this evening, and about the central North Island tomorrow afternoon.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Fine with high cloud.

Whanganui to Wellington

Mainly fine. Cloud increasing tomorrow evening.

Nelson and Marlborough

Fine, apart from isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges with possible thunderstorms.

Buller

Mainly fine today. A few showers tomorrow.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Fine today, apart from isolated showers inland. A period of rain spreading north tomorrow, heavy for a time with possible thunderstorms.

Westland and Fiordland

Patchy rain or drizzle today. A period of heavier rain spreading north tomorrow with thunderstorms.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine.

Colville

Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing this evening then turning northeast 15 knots early Sunday afternoon. Becoming variable 10 knots Sunday evening. Sea slight. Southeast swell rising to 2 metres. Fair visibility in a few showers from Sunday afternoon.

Outlook following 3 days: Developing Monday afternoon southwest 15 knots, rising Wednesday 25 knots with rough sea. Moderate southeast swell easing Monday.

Coromandel

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

Situation
A high lies to the west of the North Island over the Tasman Sea throughout the forecast period. Meanwhile, a front stalls and weakens over the lower South Island today. Another front moves over the South Island on Sunday, then the North Island on Monday as a ridge builds over the South Island. Yet another front moves up the South Island during Tuesday and over the North Island during Wednesday.

Warning
NIL warning for PLENTY

Forecast
Saturday: Westerly 10 knots. Becoming westerly 15 knots but northerly 10 knots south of Opito Bay this afternoon. Turning southwest 10 knots in the south in the evening. Sea slight. Mainly fine. Sunday: Changing northeast 15 knots everywhere in the morning then easing to 10 knots in the afternoon. Turning northerly 10 knots in the evening. Sea slight. Cloudy periods with fair visibility in a few morning showers.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Wednesday: Monday: Northerly 10 knots, changing southwest 10 knots afternoon, then southeast 10 knots at night. A few showers, especially afternoon.. Tuesday: Turning northerly 10 knots morning, then changing southwest 15 knots evening. Fine spells, possible shower morning or afternoon. Wednesday: Southwest 15 knots, rising to 20 knots for a time. Fine and cloudy periods, a possible shower.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Wednesday: North of Slipper Island: Easterly 1 metre rising to 1.5 metres Sunday, then easing to 1 metre again Monday and half a metre Wednesday. South of Slipper Island: Easterly half a metre rising to 1 metre Sunday, then easing to half a metre again Tuesday.