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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Monday, 29-Nov

The northern half of the North Island from Taranaki and Taupo northwards, also Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Fine and cloudy periods. Isolated afternoon and evening showers inland.

Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa

Mostly cloudy, with a few showers or drizzle patches.

Marlborough and Nelson

Scattered rain, clearing this evening. Mainly fine tomorrow, but isolated afternoon showers inland.


Rain with heavy falls, gradually easing to a few showers this evening.

Canterbury and North Otago

Mostly cloudy today with a few drizzle patches. Long fine spells tomorrow.

Westland and Fiordland, also Central Otago, Dunedin, Clutha and Southland

Mainly fine, but cloudy in Westland today. Areas of low cloud morning and night.

Chatham Islands

Fine today. A few showers later tomorrow.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Rain from Taranaki to Gisborne and southwards, partly cloudy with isolated afternoon showers farther north.
South Island: Rain for northern Westland to Kaikoura and northwards. Cloud and isolated showers in the east, but fine in the southwest.


North Island: Rain south of Auckland, gradually clearing for Taranaki to Wellington. Partly cloudy with isolated showers in the north.
South Island: Rain for northern Westland to Kaikoura and northwards, easing. Isolated showers in the east, fine elsewhere.


North Island: Rain in the east, clearing. A few showers about the central plateau to Northland. Fine in the south.
South Island: Rain for the west coast, a few showers spreading to Southland and Otago. Fine elsewhere.


Rain for the South Island west coast. A few showers about Southland, Otago, Northland and the North Island central plateau. Fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

Early rain on Tuesday with westerlies, then fine. Cloudy periods and isolated showers for Wednesday and Thursday with southerlies.

Issued: 1:41pm Sunday 28 Nov 2021