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Now
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Mostly cloudy. Southerly breezes.
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Sunrise
Wed Apr 24 06:56:00 NZST 2019
Sunset
Wed Apr 24 17:40:00 NZST 2019
Tomorrow
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Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle morning and evening. Southwest breezes developing afternoon.
Sunrise
Thu Apr 25 06:57:00 NZST 2019
Sunset
Thu Apr 25 17:38:00 NZST 2019
Fri Apr 26 00:00:00 NZST 2019
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Cloudy periods, chance shower until evening. Westerlies.
Sunrise
Fri Apr 26 06:58:00 NZST 2019
Sunset
Fri Apr 26 17:37:00 NZST 2019
Sat Apr 27 00:00:00 NZST 2019
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Fine, but morning and evening cloud. Northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Sat Apr 27 06:59:00 NZST 2019
Sunset
Sat Apr 27 17:36:00 NZST 2019

Today

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Tomorrow

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Fri Apr 26 00:00:00 NZST 2019

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Sat Apr 27 00:00:00 NZST 2019

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Friday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west and isolated showers from Waikato to Whanganui, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, light rain in the west, becoming heavier south of Hokitika from evening, fine with high cloud elsewhere.

Saturday

North Island, cloudy periods, with isolated showers or drizzle in some places, but mainly fine in the east. Northerly gales about Wellington. South Island, a period of rain spreading northeast, heavy and possibly thundery in the west and about the high country, but only a few showers spreading to the east. Northwest gales about Canterbury high country.

Sunday

North Island, a period of rain or showers spreading northeast. South Island, a few showers turning to rain in the west, but mainly fine with high cloud in the east.

Chatham Islands

Often cloudy. A few showers, clearing Friday. Northerlies.

Northland to Waikato

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers, mainly in Northland.

Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Scattered showers.

Waitomo to the Kapiti Coast, including Taumarunui and Taihape

Areas of low cloud or fog morning and night, otherwise mainly fine.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

Occasional rain or drizzle clearing late tomorrow.

Wairarapa, Wellington and coastal Marlborough

Areas of low cloud and patchy drizzle clearing tomorrow and becoming generally fine.

Inland Marlborough and Nelson

Fine, apart from areas of early morning fog or low cloud.

Buller and northern Westland

Cloudy periods, with a few showers later tomorrow.

Southern Westland and Fiordland

Showers developing overnight turning to rain tomorrow afternoon, briefly heavy.

Canterbury

Low cloud and patchy drizzle clearing tomorrow morning, then fine.

Otago and Southland

Cloudy periods, with scattered rain later tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers tomorrow.

Stephens

Southerly 15 knots, easing to variable 10 knots this morning.Westerly 20 knots developing this afternoon. Sea becoming moderate. Southwest swell west of Farewell Spit to Hawera, 1 metre.

Outlook following 3 days: Northwest 20 knots. Rising later Saturday 30 knots with rough sea. Becoming Saturday night westerly 15 knots. Rising late Sunday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times. Southwest swell in the west becoming heavy Sunday. Moderate westerly swell in the east, developing Saturday.

Kapiti

Inshore waters from Waitarere to Pukerua Bay and out to Kapiti Island.

Situation
A low pressure system moves away to the east of the North Island today, while a weakening front affects the South Island. Another front moves onto the South Island Friday and then onto the North Island Saturday night. A third front moves up the South Island Sunday and the North Island Monday.

Warning
NIL warnings for COOK and STEPHENS

Forecast
Thursday: Variable 5 knots but southerly 10 knots south of Kapiti Island, becoming variable 5 knots everywhere early morning. Southwest 10 knots developing early this afternoon, becoming northerly 10 knots from late this afternoon. Sea slight. Cloudy periods.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Sunday: Friday: Northerly 10 knots. Mainly fine. Saturday: Northerly rising to 20 knots late afternoon. Cloudy with patchy drizzle. Sunday: Becoming northwest 15 knots early. Rain clearing.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Sunday: Northwest 1 metre developing early Friday, rising to 2 metres late Saturday.