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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Tuesday, 27-Oct

Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Waikato

Mainly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers.

Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne

Cloudy periods. Scattered rain developing this afternoon or evening.

Taranaki, Taihape and Hawke's Bay south to Wellington and Wairarapa

Occasional rain, easing in the south this evening.

Nelson, Buller, Marlborough and North Canterbury

Rain, with some heavy falls, slowly clearing from the south during the day.

Remainder of Canterbury, Otago and Southland

Morning cloud, and isolated showers in Canterbury, clearing this afternoon and becoming fine.

Westland and Fiordland

Remaining areas of rain in northern Westland clearing this morning and becoming fine everywhere.

Chatham Islands

Rain, easing this afternoon.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Rain from Waikato to Tararua District, clearing Whanganui and Manawatu later. Morning cloud elsewhere, but isolated afternoon showers in the north.
South Island: Areas of low cloud or fog morning and night, otherwise fine,


North Island: Scattered showers, especially in the afternoon, in the west from Manawatu northwards. Fine elsewhere with areas of morning cloud in the east.
South Island: Mainly fine with morning and evening cloud. Late drizzle for Fiordland.


North Island: Cloudy periods in the west, with isolated showers. Fine with high cloud in the east, but isolated showers for the Tararua District.
South Island: Rain developing in the west and Stewart Island, with heavy falls. Dry in the east, with increasing high cloud.

Chatham Islands

Cloudy periods, with a few showers on Thursday. Southwesterlies turning northwest on Friday.

Issued: 7:04am Tuesday 27 Oct 2020