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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Thursday, 30-May

Northland and Auckland

Partly cloudy with isolated showers, clearing tonight.

Waikato to Wellington, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and the central high country

Fine, apart from isolated showers in Taihape, clearing this morning.

Gisborne, Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa

Mainly fine, but scattered showers about the coast north of Wairoa District, clearing and becoming fine this afternoon. Southwesterlies, strong about the coast, easing this afternoon.

Marlborough, Nelson and Canterbury


Buller and Westland

Cloud increasing with the odd shower developing this morning.

Fiordland, Southland and Otago

Scattered showers, becoming confined to Fiordland this afternoon.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods with a few showers.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Few showers developing in the west, mainly south of Waikato. Mainly fine elsewhere.
South Island: Rain the west, with some heavy falls developing later. Generally fine elsewhere.


North Island: Isolated showers in the west, becoming more persistent in the south later. Otherwise mainly fine.
South Island: Rain with heavy falls in the west, easing about Fiordland and southern Westland later. Partly cloudy with a few showers developing elsewhere.


North Island: Rain in the west spreading north and easing to a few showers while clearing from the south. In the east, partly cloudy with isolated showers.
South Island: Cloudy periods with isolated showers in the west and south, generally fine elsewhere.

Chatham Islands

A few showers with strong west to southwest winds. Fine on Saturday with strong northwesterlies developing. Showers developing Sunday with westerlies rising to gale.

Issued: 4:58am Thursday 30 May 2024