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Brief Forecast for all New Zealand

Valid to Midnight Saturday, 23-Sep

Gisborne and Hawke's Bay

Cloud increasing. Rain about the ranges, spreading elsewhere in the afternoon and evening.

The remainder of the North Island

Periods of rain, with some heavy falls.

Marlborough and Nelson

Rain easing to isolated showers this morning. Showers becoming widespread during the evening.

Buller and Westland

Cloudy periods and isolated showers.

Canterbury, Otago, Southland and Fiordland

Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. Periods of rain from afternoon.

Outlook for following three days


North Island: Rain, some heavy in Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawke's Bay. Cloudy periods with isolated showers elsewhere.
South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud and a few light showers in Canterbury and coastal Marlborough.


North Island: Showers for most, some possibly heavy.
South Island: A few showers developing in the south and east, mainly fine elsewhere.


North Island: Mainly fine in Waikato to Taranaki, also Taupo and Bay of Plenty. Showers elsewhere.
South Island: Mainly fine in the west. Scattered showers elsewhere, clearing in the south later.

Chatham Islands

Rain developing late Monday, with some heavy falls during Tuesday, then turning to showers on Wednesday. Northerlies, becoming strong on Tuesday, changing strong to gale southerlies late Wednesday.

Issued: 7:15am Saturday 23 Sep 2023