Now
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Fine spells. Gusty westerlies.
NW
Sunrise
Fri Apr 20 15:13:31 NZST 2018
Sunset
Fri Apr 20 15:13:31 NZST 2018
Tomorrow
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Cloudy periods. A few showers, mainly in the evening. Gusty northwesterlies.
Sunrise
Fri Apr 20 06:52:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Fri Apr 20 17:45:00 NZST 2018
Sat Apr 21 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Cloudy periods and a few showers. Gusty westerlies.
Sunrise
Sat Apr 21 06:53:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sat Apr 21 17:44:00 NZST 2018
Sun Apr 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018
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Brief morning showers with a southerly change, then fine.
Sunrise
Sun Apr 22 06:54:00 NZST 2018
Sunset
Sun Apr 22 17:42:00 NZST 2018

Today

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Tomorrow

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Sat Apr 21 00:00:00 NZST 2018

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Sun Apr 22 00:00:00 NZST 2018

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extended nz forecast

regional forecast

coastal marine forecast

leisure marine forecast

Saturday

North Island, showers developing for most then gradually clearing late in the day. Gale northwesterlies about Tararua District and southern Hawkes Bay. South Island, Showers in the west, spreading into the east for a time. Gale northwesterlies in the east.

Sunday

North Island, showers clearing in the morning then mainly fine. South Island, showers in the south retreating to the coast, otherwise mostly fine with morning frosts.

Monday

North Island, cloudy periods in the west, fine in the east apart from early showers for Gisborne. South Island, Fine and frosty in the east, showers developing in the south and west, turning to rain in Fiordland. Gale westerlies in the far south.

Chatham Islands

Showers with westerlies on Saturday. Showers heavy for a time early Sunday with a strong southwest change. Showers and southwesterlies ease on Monday.

In the west from Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula, Taumarunui and Taihape

Cloudy periods with isolated showers.

The remainder of the North Island

Mostly fine. The odd shower about Bay of Plenty, Taupo and the Tararua District tomorrow, and possibly for Horowhenua and Kapiti Coast in the evening. Westerly gales tomorrow evening in exposed parts of the Tararua District and Hawkes Bay south of Hastings.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury

Mostly fine, with westerly gales about the High Country. A shower possible about the Sounds tomorrow evening.

Buller and Westland

Occasional showers, some heavy tomorrow morning.

Fiordland

Rain or showers, heavy at times.

Otago and Southland

Fine spells, but showers about coastal Southland and Clutha, spreading elsewhere for a time tonight, and again tomorrow evening. Westerly gales in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Occasional showers.

Stephens

Northwest 30 knots. Sea rough. Southwest swell west of Cape Farewell to Hawera,3 metres. Westerly swell in the east, 2 metres. Fair visibility in showers this evening.

Outlook following 3 days: Changing early Sunday southwest 25 knots. Easing late Sunday southwest 15 knots but variable 10 knots in the east.Becoming Monday northwest 25 knots. Sea rough at times.Moderate southwest swell in west.Moderate westerly swell in the east,easing Sunday.

Kapiti

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

Situation
A strong northwest flow persists over the area until a front crosses the country late Saturday through Sunday.

Warning
GALE warning for COOK NIL warning for STEPHENS

Forecast
Strong Wind Advisory. Friday: Northwest 25 knots gusting 35 knots, rising to 30 knots gusting 40 knots for a time this afternoon and evening. Sea rough. Fine, but chance of an evening shower.

Outlook
Outlook until midnight Monday: Saturday: Northwest 30 knots. Partly cloudy, chance shower. Sunday: Changing southerly 15 early, then becoming variable 5 knots. Chance shower with the southerly change. Monday: Northerly 15 knots developing. Cloudy periods.

Swell
Swell forecast to midnight Monday: Northwest 1 metre but 1.5 metres north of Otaki, rising to 1.5 metres but 2 metres in the north today, and easing to half a metre everywhere Sunday. Southwest half a metre developing Sunday.