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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Sunday, 01-May

Northland, Auckland and Coromandel

Cloudy periods. Isolated showers developing this evening or overnight.

Waikato, Bay of Plenty, and Taupo

Fine today. Cloud increasing tomorrow.

Gisborne and Hawkes Bay

A few light showers clearing overnight. Fine tomorrow.

Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taranaki, Taihape and also Kapiti

Mainly fine today. A few showers developing tomorrow morning or afternoon.

Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa and Wellington

Fine today. Cloudy periods developing tomorrow.

Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago

Any remaing cloud clearing and becoming fine.

Buller and Westland

A few showers developing this afternoon, turning to rain south of the Glaciers tomorrow evening with heavy falls possible.


Rain at times, possibly heavy tomorrow evening.

Southland and Clutha

Variable high cloud, with a few spots of rain this evening and again tomorrow evening.

Chatham Islands

A few showers clearing this afternoon, returning tomorrow afternoon.

Outlook for following three days


North Island, fine from Gisborne to Wairarapa. Cloudy periods and a few showers elsewhere. Northwesterlies rising to gale in Wellington. South Island, rain with heavy and possibly thundery falls spreading northwards in west. Scattered rain developing elsewhere. Northwesterlies may rise to gale in exposed places.


North Island, mostly cloudy with showers in southwest.Cloudy periods and a few showers elsewhere, but mainly fine in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain in north becoming patchy. Occasional showers in west. Mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island, mainly fine in east. The odd shower elsewhere, but mostly cloudy with showers in Taranaki, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington. Gale northerlies in Wellington. South Island, showers in west turning to rain, with possible heavy falls. A few spots elsewhere. Northwesterlies may rise to gale in exposed places.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods and the odd shower on Monday and Tuesday. Mainly fine on Wednesday.

Issued: 10:42am Saturday, 30-Apr-2016