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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Friday, 26-Jul

Northern and western areas from Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Taumarunui and Taihape

Cloudy periods and isolated showers, clearing south of Auckland by this evening and elsewhere tomorrow morning.

Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and from Whanganui to Wellington

Fine, apart from morning and evening cloud in the west tomorrow.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury

Fine, apart from increasing high cloud in Canterbury tomorrow.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers north of Hokitika today. Showers developing in the south tomorrow.

Fiordland

Mostly cloudy today with isolated showers becoming widespread this evening. Rain tomorrow, with some heavy falls.

Otago and Southland

Fine today. High cloud increasing tomorrow, and a few spots of evening rain in Southland and Central Otago.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers tomorrow morning.

Outlook for following three days

Saturday

North Island: Fine in the east. A few showers in the west from Taranaki southwards, and the chance of a shower elsewhere.
South Island: Periods of rain or showers in the west and south, possibly heavy about Fiordland and Westland. Mainly fine elsewhere.

Sunday

North Island: Fine in the east. Partly cloudy elsewhere with a few showers, mainly from Taranaki southwards.
South Island: Rain in the west, possibly heavy. Scattered rain or showers elsewhere.

Monday

North Island: Mainly fine in the east. Cloud increasing elsewhere with scattered rain.
South Island: Periods of rain in the west and north, and showers elsewhere turning to rain, with some heavy falls possible.

Chatham Islands

Mainly fine, but cloudy periods and a few showers later Sunday and Monday. Northwest winds.

Issued: 1:04pm Thursday 25 Jul 2024