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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

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.

Plenty

Sunday : Northeast 30 knots, easing to 20 knots early morning. Rough sea easing. Long period easterly swell 2 metres offshore, easing. Northerly swell 2 metres, easing. Poor visibility in rain or showers, with possible thunderstorms.

Outlook following 3 days: Monday: Northeast 15 knots. Tuesday: Changing westerly 20 knots. Wednesday: Westerly rising to 30 knots early. Sea becoming rough.