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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 30-May

For Northland, Auckland north of Whangaparaoa, eastern Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo

Fine spells. A few showers north of Bay of Plenty, some heavy and possibly thundery in the Far North, spreading farther south tomorrow evening.

For the remainder of the North Island

Mostly fine. A few showers later tomorrow about northern Taranaki, Kapiti and Wellington.

Nelson, northern Marlborough

Fine today. Rain developing tomorrow afternoon, possibly heavy.

Buller, northern Westland

Showers, turning to rain tomorrow afternoon, with heavy falls.

Southern Westland, Fiordland

Showers turning to rain tonight, with heavy falls, easing to few showers tomorrow morning.

Southern Marlborough and Canterbury

Fine, with high cloud tomorrow.

Otago and Southland

Mainly fine, but brief rain tomorrow.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, cloud increasing for most places, and rain developing in the north and west. Showers south of Kapiti clearing,becoming fine. South Island, rain or showers in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.


North Island, rain in the north and west, easing in western areas later, scattered falls elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to a few showers in the north, high cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.


North Island, periods of rain for most places. South Island, rain for most places, easing in the west and becoming fine in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and fresh northerlies on Sunday. Cloudy with a few showers and strengthening northerlies on Monday. Rain developing on Tuesday and northeasterlies rising to gale.

Issued: 01:41pm Friday, 29-May-2015