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extended nz forecast

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coastal marine forecast

Monday

North Island: Rain from Coromandel Peninsula to Taupo eastwards. Mostly cloudy with isolated showers elsewhere in the northern half of the island, partly cloudy in the south. South Island: Rain in the west. A few falls spreading east of the Divide south of Christchurch by afternoon. Fine for Christchurch to Blenheim.

Tuesday

North Island: Morning rain from Coromandel Peninsula to Taupo eastwards, clearing. A few showers for Waikato to Wellington, isolated showers to the north. South Island: Rain in the west. Scattered showers from afternoon about Southland and Otago. Partly cloudy elsewhere.

Wednesday

North Island: Rain spreading from the southwest for most, clearing later in the day. South Island: Morning rain in the far north, clearing. Isolated showers in the west, and about Southland to Dunedin. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Fine spells on Monday, then periods of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday. Northerlies, strong for a time late Tuesday to early Wednesday.

Western areas from Northland to Taumarunui and Taupo

Rain clearing tonight, and becoming fine later tomorrow.

Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Rain, possibly heavy with isolated thunderstorms, clearing from the west tomorrow morning or afternoon, then returning at night.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

A few showers, mainly about the ranges, clearing in Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa tomorrow morning.

Taranaki to Wellington

Occasional rain, easing to a few showers tomorrow morning.

Marlborough, Nelson and Buller

Rain clearing tonight. Mainly fine tomorrow apart from showers in Buller.

Westland and Fiordland

Periods of rain, with some heavy falls, easing tomorrow afternoon. Isolated thunderstorms this evening.

Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers in Otago and Southland tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

A few showers.

Rangitata

Sunday : Northerly 25 knots easing to 15 knots this morning. Changing southerly 15 knots south of the Rangitata River this evening. Rough sea easing. Long period southwest swell 1 metre. Northeast swell 3 metres, easing.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Easing to variable 10 knots in the morning. Northeast 25 knots developing in the afternoon, changing northerly 15 knots late. Sea becoming rough for a time. Southwest swell becoming moderate. Tuesday: Variable 10 knots. Southwest 15 knots developing late. Moderate southwest swell, easing. Wednesday: Westerly 15 knots, turning southerly 15 knots late. Southwest swell becoming moderate.